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Looks similar, but it’s easier on our end, and we will be posting lots of cool stuff HERE.

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Weather is perfect for mountain biking in the Foothills

Spring MTB

Photo by Roger Phillips Every sport has its prime season, and it’s now if you’re a mountain biker. Trails are in great shape – dry, but not dusty. Firm and traction is good, but with occasional patches of sand and

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Volunteers build a new trail at Avimor

AVIMOR trail

Photo by Roger Phillips Crews from the Southwest Idaho Mountain Bike Association, DaVita Dialysis, and many other volunteers put the finishing touches on a new beginner trail at Avimor on Sunday. While SWIMBA has built and maintained many trails, this

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Is Sun Valley going from snoots to roots?

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Photo by Roger Phillips It’s interesting to see different perspectives about places you know, or think you know. Idahoans tend to view Sun Valley as a place for “those rich folks,” while Bogus Basin and Brundage are places for the

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Here’s your chance to be the Grand Poobah of Fish and Game

Think you can manage elk? How about wolves? Think you can make hunting, fishing and trapping better in Idaho. Think you have all the answers, or at least better ones? Here’s you chance if you live in Southwest or Southeast

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Whew! Winter workouts are complete

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I don’t want to bore you all with my life, but I set some fitness goals back in December and shared them for the simple reason it holds me accountable. I figure I should share the results, good and bad.

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Now the surf’s up at Boise River Park

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Photos by Roger Phillips That’s more like it. If you were wondering what the waves would look like at 1,800 cfs, now you get a better idea. The wave shapers are pushing flows into the right places and two nice

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Free fishing trailer hits Wilson Ponds on Saturday, and many more ponds in April

Ponds

  Photo by Roger Phillips It’s like an Easter Egg hunt, but with trout, and more than once a month. Fish and Game’s free fishing trailer will make 11 stops around the Treasure Valley in April. It has loaner fishing

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Your bitchin’ mountain bike video for the day

Santa Cruz Nomad from Santa Cruz Bicycles on Vimeo. Honest, I am not shilling for Santa Cruz, at least not directly considering I’ve owned three of them and currently ride one. But they roll out a new bike like nobody

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Waves at Boise whitewater park are lackluster, but should change tomorrow

Wave 1

Photos by Roger Phillips I was excited to see how the waves at the park would look at 1,800 cfs. When I rode by this morning to check them out, to put it politely, I was underwhelmed. How could we

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