The Alpine Examiner

Win a Middle Fork Salmon River Raft Trip!

WIN A MIDDLE FORK SALMON RIVER RAFT TRIP! The Sawtooth Association is excited to announce the donation of a 2-person Middle Fork Salmon raft trip from Hughes River Expeditions (HRE) in celebration of our 50th anniversary! Tickets are limited, so don’t wait to purchase your chance to win this special prize while supporting the Sawtooth […]

Feeling Squirrely

The Alpine Examiner August 28th, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Feeling Squirrely: Squirrels of the Sawtooths Squirrels: fluffy, resourceful, and seemingly everywhere, they are a common animal throughout North America, including here in the Sawtooths. Although they may not be as exciting as the […]

The People Behind The Peaks: A Brief History of Bill Horton

The Alpine Examiner August 21, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area The People Behind the Peaks: A Brief History of Bill Horton The view from Horton Peak Lookout The Sawtooth peaks are filled with mystery. Mountaineers unravel the mystery by finding hidden routes while geologists […]

Protecting Idaho’s Waters

Protecting Idaho’s Waters August 13, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Protecting Idaho’s Waters I was surprised to learn recently that Idaho does not have a problem with zebra mussels. I figured that every state had invasive zebra mussels due to how common they are […]

Wolf and Human Coexistence: Interpretation of “Peace in the valley? Qualitative insights on collaborative coexistence from the Wood River Wolf Project.” by J.V. Martin

The Alpine Examiner August 9th, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Wolf and Human Coexistence: Interpretation of “Peace in the valley? Qualitative insights on collaborative coexistence from the Wood River Wolf Project by J.V. Martin Source: https://blog.humanesociety.org/2021/04/idaho-lawmakers-on-verge-of-sanctioning-a-carnage-of-90-of-the-states-wolves.html Idaho is home to both the highest percentage […]

2022 Sawtooth Salmon Festival

2022 Sawtooth Salmon Festival | August 27 | 11am-5pm at the Stanley Museum Join the Sawtooth Association and its friends and partners in celebrating Idaho’s wild salmon and steelhead on August 27th from 11am to 5pm. We aim to teach the public about Idaho’s iconic endangered and threatened salmon populations, connect people who care about these […]

Celebrate the Sawooth NRA’s 50th Anniversary with us!

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area is turning 50! On August 22, 2022 the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (NRA) will turn 50! There are several programs and events you can attend in celebration of this milestone. Find more details and other commemorative events at sawtoothnra50th.com August 196pm at the Stanley Museum a forum looking back at […]

The Sawtooth NRA Through the Lens of Outdoor Idaho

The Sawtooth NRA through the Lens of Outdoor Idaho Join the Sawtooth Association and Idaho Public Television’s award winning program, Outdoor Idaho, for an evening of fun and reflection. August 22 marks the day the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (NRA) was established 50 years ago. We have invited Outdoor Idaho’s crew to the Redfish Visitor […]

The Life and Legacy of Louis Stur

The Alpine Examiner July 31, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area The Life and Legacy of Louis Stur A pioneer of climbing in the Sawtooths and a figure known just as well for his charisma and kindness as for his mountaineering accomplishment, Louis Stur exemplifies […]