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Bee Top Connector Trail Work Debrief

On Tuesday, July 26, eleven volunteers helped work on the final sections of the new Bee Top Connector Trail in the Sandpoint Ranger District of the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. This new trail will re-open access to the Bee Top/Round Top Trail #120 from the east end for the first time in many years. The [...]

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August’s tip

In the wild chef

This Month’s tips are from Steve Weston the In The Wild Chef. How to make Roasted Poblano Jalapeno Soup!

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Hike of the Month

August’s Hike of The Month

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Deep Lake Distance: 1.8 miles out-and-back Total elevation gain: 550 feet Difficulty: Easy Elevation Range: 6,800 feet to 7,350 feet Topographic Map: Victor Peak Time: 1 hour Season: Late June through October Water Availability: Deep Lake Cautionary Advice: Trail travels through extensive burn area. Use caution in windy conditions and be prepared for sun exposure. [...]

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