This is a complete back-country route that follows the eastern portion of the Cascade mountains (North/South).
Scott Mountain provides great views of surrounding mountains and a (very) distant peek of the Sawtooths on a clear day.
Silver City is a neat old mining town about two hours SW of Boise.
Deadwood is a great destination for adventure rides. It offers a multiple approach options, nice scenery, lots of camping options and can serve as a base camp for many side trips.
Squaw Butte is an easy half-day trip from Boise. It’s perfect for beginners, and provides an impressive view from the summit.
Boise Ridge is a good way to escape the Boise heat. The trailheads are a very short ride from downtown and the entire route is very easy.
The road to Bogus Basin, near Boise, is lots-o-fun. It’s a winding, paved road that takes about 30 minutes from base to summit. Once at the top, you have many options; If you were just looking for a quick trip after work, you can head back down and be home in time for dinner. Better […]