Day TripThis year's Boise Front 4th of July Butterfly Count will be held on Sunday, July 8th. Weather permitting it will be an all-day affair. We'd love to have you join us. We will meet in the parking lot of the 17th and State Marketplace on the corner of – you guessed it – 17th and State Street (across the street from the Albertsons parking lot at 16th and State).
Day TripJoin us for a moderately paced walk up Kepros Mountain, about 9 miles RT and only 1,600 ft. accumulative elevation gain. The trailhead is about a 30 minute drive from Boise and is accessible to passenger cars. We plan an early start to beat the heat.
Day TripMeet at the Succor Creek State Natural Area Campground at 9 am on Sunday June 3. Help pick up trash along the road and in the campground as well as remove scotch thistle from the area. Bring: work gloves, shovel, water, lunch No need to sign up - just show up!
Overnight TripJoin us in paddling and exploring Class I and II+ creeks and rivers in the Stanley area. We'll leave Boise on Tuesday afternoon and drive about 3.5 hours to a campsite (unpaved but accessible to higher clearance passenger cars). Wednesday through Sunday we paddle, moving camp once (about $14 per tent per night for developed sites plus $7 per night per extra vehicle).
MeetingIMR member Paul Dawson has a keen interest in outdoor adventures and photography. He will present his outstanding images from his latest hiking and photo expedition to red rock country in Utah, including Arches National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Kodachrome State Park, and the Grand Staircase-Escalante Wilderness. Slot canyons, waterfalls, hoodoos...
Overnight TripThis is a self-supported 3 day, 2-night backpack trip to Camel Falls in the Pole Creek Wilderness in Owyhee County.
Day TripWinter is back! Join us for a tour over fresh powder on the Bogus Basin Nordic trails. We'll be classic skiing. The ride up the mountain takes about an hour; 4WD and winter tires are recommended. The day use fee is $16 for adults.
Overnight TripStarting on Friday, April 27 and ending on Sunday, April 29, this self-supported 3 day, 2-night backpack trip starts at Lake Owyhee, the Eastern Terminus of the Oregon Desert Trail, and ends at Leslie Gulch. Trip leaders are Renee Patrick, the Oregon Desert Trail Coordinator, and Jon Dennis from Friends of the Owyhee. The hike is a distance of 26 miles.
TrainingJoin IMR for an overview of basic glacier and snowfield travel skills on Saturday, 21 April 2018 and run from 9am to noon (this date has changed from 14 April to accommodate Bogus Basin's closing weekend schedule). Participants will have the opportunity to practice ice axe self-arrest, glacier travel on crampons, and rig a Z pulley system for a simulated crevasse rescue.
MeetingWhat do you do when you turn 50? Commit to a climbing project that includes all of the major Cascade Volcanoes, that's what. IMR member Scott Arnold has been chipping away at his goal for the last six years and he is looking forward to sharing his experience on Mt. Baker with you.