Category Archives: Hiking Tips

The Idaho Scenery is a Backdrop for a Beautiful Adventure

The Idaho Scenery is a Backdrop for a Beautiful Adventure

Idaho is one of the most beautiful states in the entire country of the United States. It’s home to some of the best mountain ranges, National Parks, and incredible wildlife in North America. With that being said, there are plenty of outdoor adventures to be had when you visit Idaho. The drive alone through the wilderness and scenery is spectacular.

The only question is what should you do on your beautiful adventure in Idaho? Well, here are some things we think you should consider doing.

Swan Valley and the Scenic Byway Drive

Swan Valley is a very small town in the Southeastern part of the state that provides beautiful views of the banks of the South Fork of the Snake River and mountain ranges behind. Check out this beautiful small town on the drive. Along this drive, you’ll be in awe of the incredible view of the Tetons. This mountain range is over 10 million years old and the highest peak, Grand Teton is over 13,000 feet above sea level.

Sawtooth Wilderness

The Sawtooth Wilderness provides some of the best views of mountains, lakes and much more. You have the ability to see all of it in just one hike, if you’re up for it. Not everyone loves to hike, but if you’re an avid hiker, this is a stop you should make if you’re exploring the great state of Idaho.

Treat Yourself to Natural Hot Springs

There are plenty of natural hot springs and modern luxury hot springs across Idaho. The natural hot springs are recommended to visit due to the natural mountain and river surroundings you’ll find yourself in. Take a relaxing break from exploring the state and sit in a hot spring among the wilderness.

Pack Trips and Hunting Trips in Idaho

If you want to be more secluded from everyone, Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge has everything you need. We offer summer pack trips, hunting trips, and lodging in the backwoods of Idaho. You won’t regret staying with us this year with either your friends or family exploring some of the most beautiful wilderness areas of Idaho.

Contact Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge at 208-842-2417 today or visit us online for more information!

 

Outdoor and Wilderness Safety Tips

Outdoor and Wilderness Safety Tips

The United States has some of the best National Forests in the world. Many Americans love to travel and visit national parks and forests all over the country. One important thing to remember is that these places are very sacred and parts untouched. With that being said, it’s crucial to be cautious and safe when… Continue Reading

Winter Elk Hunts at Silver Spur Lodge

Winter Elk Hunts at Silver Spur Lodge

Elk hunting in Idaho Elk hunting is a popular sport with hunters for a number of reasons. The quality of elk meat is a top reason, but the challenge of the hunt is another. However, it is important to follow specific regulations for hunting elk in the state where you are hunting. Failure to do… Continue Reading

Tips for Cold Weather Hiking

Tips for Cold Weather Hiking

Hiking in the cold weather months can be breathtakingly beautiful, especially in the backcountry of Idaho. Our beautiful mountain ranges make for amazing photo shoots and incredible views in the winter time and cold weather months. Hiking is a great activity, but it also can be dangerous in the cold weather months. Here is how… Continue Reading

Elk Hunting at Silver Spur Lodge

Elk Hunting at Silver Spur Lodge

Elk hunting is a sport that calls for preparation and planning. It’s a physical sport, so make sure you are in shape prior to the hunt. It’s also a time for camaraderie and a chance to be in the great outdoors. But if you haven’t been on an elk hunt before, there are some tips… Continue Reading

Backpacking Techniques for First Timers

Backpacking Techniques for First Timers

When it comes to backpacking, there is more preparation that goes into planning the trip, as well as executing it. Unlike the average camper, a backpacker has to carry all of their gear on their back while hiking to different camping locations. In general, backpacking is a tougher task than just setting up one camp… Continue Reading

Photography Hiking Bags for Your Next Adventure

Photography Hiking Bags for Your Next Adventure

Adventure photography is one of the most satisfying forms of photography there is. It allows you to explore different places of the country while taking breathtaking landscaping photos. A photographer deserves to have the best equipment when going on hikes, camping, and exploring the wilderness. A camera bag needs to be durable and simple for… Continue Reading

A Well-Prepared Backpacking Trip

A Well-Prepared Backpacking Trip

If you’re an avid outdoors person, you’ll know the joys of exploring the wilderness when it comes to hiking, camping, and doing outdoor activities. The world is filled with beautiful places to explore and enjoy. Backpacking is a little more intense because you have to be well-prepared and plan for an intense camping trip. Backpacking… Continue Reading

Try a Winter Getaway Instead of a Summer Vacation

Try a Winter Getaway Instead of a Summer Vacation

Most people want to vacation somewhere warm and tropical, which is always a nice thing, but there is something enjoyable about getting away in the winter. Now, let’s make this clear. We don’t mean going away to a tropical place during the winter. We’re talking about going on a winter vacation to a cozy lodge… Continue Reading

Visiting Idaho? Hike Blowout and Churchill Mountain

Visiting Idaho? Hike Blowout and Churchill Mountain

Everyone knows that the hiking mountain peaks in any state can be extremely tough, but they’re always worth it in the end. If you’ve ever thought about visiting the state of Idaho, you should. Idaho has so much to offer when it comes to exploring the outdoors. From high peaks to lakes and from sand… Continue Reading

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