Idaho Hiking: Deep Lake and Lake Rock Lake

McCall, Idaho Moving Mountains With our little tribe, we did our annual camping trip with my dad and his wife. It is a highlight of our summer each year. We loaded up our Trail Blazer with all the gear and made the three hour drive to the middle of Idaho. McCall, Idaho is a goodContinue reading “Idaho Hiking: Deep Lake and Lake Rock Lake”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

From small injuries, to running with my kids, to hiking the mountains of Idaho, it has been a varied and interesting week in my running life. Sunday: I wanted to run hills today but my knee had other plans. Flat path it is. It is much better after foam rolling though. Monday: When the husbandContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Mores Creek Summit

Outside of Idaho City Mores Creek Summit Okay, so we didn’t make it to the summit. We made it maybe half-way today. I figure it means we have a goal for next summer to make it to the summit. We did a convoy thing with my mom and her husband to a trail that theyContinue reading “Mores Creek Summit”

Idaho: Alpine Lake Hike

There are many stories without narrative. This may be one as well. After setting up our campsite, we pretty much read and laid around lazily while our children managed to cover themselves in dirt and marshmallows for the rest of the day. Then holed up in our tent and slept. It was the definition of vacation. TheContinue reading “Idaho: Alpine Lake Hike”

Bogus Basin Stack Rock Family Hike

Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience. -Ralph W. Emerson Hiking is a great way to spend a day off from running. It is also really good for our kids to get outside and into nature. Both of them love it. Their imaginations run wild and they find endless entertainment in the rocks,Continue reading “Bogus Basin Stack Rock Family Hike”

Foothills Family Hike

Every summer, we do a family hike into the Foothills behind our house. We have done this since we first built our house and it was vast open space. It was once on the edge of town, but now it has started to blend into the rest of Boise. We have watched houses be builtContinue reading “Foothills Family Hike”