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Pulaski Tunnel Trail in Wallace, Idaho | Stuck in North Idaho

Take a Hike | Pulaski Tunnel Trail

A hike back to 1910Last week Kyle, Juneau and I set out to go hike outside of Wallace. As we drove over the pass heading east, the already dark, smoky sky continued to become more dense, filling our car with the smell of smoke. About halfway to Kellogg we made the call to turn around and go back home - not wanting to expose ourselves to more smoke than absolutely necessary. This isn’t the first time our area has been…

Shadow Falls located in the Coeur d'Alene National Forest | Stuck in North Idaho

Take a Hike | Shadow Falls

Nestled just off the forest service roads of the Coeur d'Alene National Forest, Shadow Falls is easily one of the most popular spectacles along the Coeur d'Alene River. Back in May 2015, we attempted to hike to Shadow Falls for a story I was working on (you can read about that trip here). While driving along the river, we encountered snowy conditions that only worsened once we turned onto Trail 513. My little Subie could barely handle the conditions, and…

How to prepare for biking the Going to the Sun Road

Ahh Glacier, one of my most favorite places on the planet. For those of you who have been around for a bit, you may recall last year when we biked up Glacier National Park’s Going to the Sun Road. We must have done a great job of talking it up, because this year we (and be “we” I mean Kyle) helped organize another ride up one of our country’s most scenic roads. This year, in lieu of giving you another…

Take a Hike | Bud Howard (aka Big Tree) Trail

A quick hike close to home can be hard to find. We are constantly on the lookout for trails and mini-adventures we can squeeze in during the workweek or on busy weekends. There are several great resources out there to track down local trailheads, including several apps, for those looking for a great day hike. My favorite resources are: (Please note: This post is not sponsored, these are apps and resources I use because they work best for me) The All…

Reader Survey Results

Survey Says… You guys rock Thank you to everyone who participated in our very first reader survey. It was fun to see the responses and get to know you guys a little better.  Because you took the time to share your feedback, I want to take some time to share some of the results. So, let’s get right to it. The first thing that surprised me was actually the first question. I fully expected readers to be a direct reflection…