Cambridge

I moved to Cambridge, Idaho in August to start a new career as a high school English teacher. For me, one of the draws to this place was its proximity to Brownlee Reservoir, the hills near which are famous for chukar. I pictured endless days of nothing but hiking up and down the cheatgrass and …

Snow Birds

Made it out yesterday for the first time since spraining my ankle on December 2. Leslie came along for the hike and to take video and photos. We decided to try a place I hunted a decade ago in the Owyhees. Long drive, but it was nice to revisit some of that terrain, and we …

Recovering?

I'm nearly giddy with happiness after hiking today. For the first time since I sprained my ankle I was able to hike, much of it off-trail and on some steep side-hill stuff, wearing my new boots (review to come). It's been five weeks, and it's still nowhere near "good-as-new," but today was the first sense …