Category Archives: Idaho

Idaho 1989: City of Rocks

Rock climbing is becoming quite the rage these days, now that free climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell have conquered the Dawn Wall of El Capitan in Yosemite. One of the best places in Idaho to watch, learn, practice and … Continue reading

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Idaho 1989: Surprise on the Trail

It was hot and dry and sagebrush was everywhere as far as we could see. We had been walking on a portion of the Oregon Trail for about a mile or two and already the group was strung out for … Continue reading

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Idaho 1989: The California Trail in Idaho

Before 1849 most emigrants on the Oregon Trail traveled all the way to Oregon. Then gold was discovered in California in 1848 and afterwards the majority of the emigrants turned left a few miles west of Fort Hall where the … Continue reading

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Idaho 1989: The Oregon Trail in Idaho

In 2006 I bought a Nikon slide scanner and began digitizing my 30 years worth of slides. I thought it would take two years. Well, it’s now nine years later and I’m still scanning! But I only have a couple … Continue reading

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