Hiking with Holly, Off Trail Adventures

Ponderosa State Park – McCall, ID

Today is a new day and a much shorter drive.  We have a spot to go to and I am hoping for the best.  I have heard that state park campgrounds are pretty darn nice.  Ponderosa State Park is located on a 1,000-acre peninsula of Payette Lake in the town of McCall, ID.  McCall has… Continue reading Ponderosa State Park – McCall, ID

Hiking with Holly, Off Trail Adventures

Oh Stanley!

We decided to leave Ketchum/Sun Valley on a Tuesday so that we would have the best chance at securing a spot to stay in the Stanley, ID area. I had 2 boondocking sites saved in my Google maps with a few more ideas of where I thought we could stay. We had heard how beautiful… Continue reading Oh Stanley!

Hiking with Holly, Off Trail Adventures

Arnold and sheep…Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho

We spent a few lovely days in Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. We found a great boondocking site down a forest service road. Actually, it is on the same road as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s house! We found a site about 4 miles down the road, right by a stream. We had plenty of sun for our solar, but… Continue reading Arnold and sheep…Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho

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On the Road Again….Idaho Bound

As I sit here writing, we are in a horse pasture of a farm just outside Bellevue, ID.  I hear a rooster crowing and the beautiful sound that aspen leaves make as the wind blows through them.   Our RV is parked next to a little grove of them.  What a lovely little valley this is. … Continue reading On the Road Again….Idaho Bound

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Lassen Volcanic National Park: Bumpass Hell Hike (2.6-3 mi round-trip)

Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of the oldest national parks.  It’s also one of the most remote, which has helped to preserve its rugged and unspoiled wilderness. From the parks guide: Lassen National Park has eight hydrothermal (hot water) areas.  The roaring fumaroles, thumping mudpots, boiling pools, and steaming ground in these areas are… Continue reading Lassen Volcanic National Park: Bumpass Hell Hike (2.6-3 mi round-trip)