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February 1, 2021

Steam Boat Gulch

This weekend’s activities included sledding at Steam Boat Gulch. With us went one of our favorite families to adventure with… the McNeese crew. The skies were a beautiful blue with scattered puffy clouds and the sun was bright and warm. We had an excellent day with excellent friends. While we had a wonderful time, thereContinue reading "Steam Boat Gulch"

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January 23, 2021

Jump Creek January

Travis and I ventured out to Jump Creek again. We’ve hiked here before but I think it was in Spring time and we weren’t certain how much water would be flowing this time of year. To our delight, it was a beautiful waterfall, even now in January. It has been a relatively mild winter, andContinue reading "Jump Creek January"

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July 7, 2020

Box Of Beauty

Box Canyon Springs is one of too many hidden gems in Idaho. When a thing seems oh so dry and pale and drear, you’d least expect that within lay a thing that you’d hold dear. If you explore and see what’s inside that draws another near, you just may find it’s full of life andContinue reading "Box Of Beauty"

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September 3, 2019

Langer Lake Backpacking

We’ve done lots of camping over the years. My wife and I have even done some backpacking. As a family though, we’ve never actually gone backpacking together. So this weekend was a first for us. We got some of the gear we were lacking, mostly at REI, and off we went. We chose Langer Lake.Continue reading "Langer Lake Backpacking"

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August 5, 2019

An Outdoor Weekend

This weekend was spent mostly in the outdoors. We watched a movie in the field behind our church, we hiked into a high mountain lake, and we had church outside. I may have gotten a little more sun than usual, but totally worth it. Friday Night – Vineyard Boise Movie Night Each year, the VineyardContinue reading "An Outdoor Weekend"

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July 13, 2019

Willow Creek Campground

My wife had an outing this weekend, so the kids and I want camping Friday night. We loaded up and headed past Arrowrock Reservoir to see if we could find a good spot. Willow Creek Campground is the first good one past the point where Arrowrock turns into river. The weather was gorgeous but hotContinue reading "Willow Creek Campground"

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