https://youtu.be/fnQG9xHQC9M Biking the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes, situated in the heart of the picturesque Coeur d'Alene region in Idaho, offers an unforgettable journey through nature and history. Stretching 72 miles, this scenic trail has become a mecca for cyclists, hikers, and nature enthusiasts. With its breathtaking landscapes, rich biodiversity, and intriguing historical sites, the … Continue reading Biking the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes
If you follow our adventure posts regularly, you may be wondering why the title of this post is Idaho Panhandle Adventure II instead of an adventure in Lake Tahoe. We had a last-minute change of plans. When we were heading back home from the Dutch John ~ Flaming Gorge, Utah adventure, we decided that we wanted to … Continue reading Idaho Panhandle Adventure II
A day fighting wildfires can require as much endurance as riding the Tour de France Ruby Mountain hotshots construct a fire line during the Dixie Fire in 2021. Joe Bradshaw/BLM Brent C. Ruby, University of Montana For three weeks in July, the world’s most elite bike racers climb steep mountains and sprint along historic cobblestones to … Continue reading Yellow Jerseys of the Fireline:
Our Rainy Idaho Adventure began in Stanley, Idaho, one of our favorite places to visit. It is home to the Sawtooth Mountain Range. Recently, we made our annual visit to Stanley to spend time at Redfish Lake and Stanley Lake. Unfortunately, it rained for most of our trip so we were unable to do much … Continue reading Rainy Idaho Adventure
Looking across the Sawtooth Valley floor into the Sawtooth Mountain Range.
Some of you may be wondering why BaseCamp@GrandLake has not posted anything for winter adventures, especially considering the abundance of snow. Normally, we travel extensively in the winter but this season has been quite different. We have only taken one winter trip thus far, to Jackson Hole the week prior to Christmas, and it ended … Continue reading 2023 Winter Adventures: What’s Going On?
We journeyed through northern Idaho the past summer during our Idaho Panhandle ~ Canada Adventure and twice biked along the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes. The 72-mile-long Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes is a rail trail located in northern Idaho. It follows the former Union Pacific Railroad from Mullan, a mountain mining town near the … Continue reading Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes