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By Douglas Lorain

A almost undiscovered backpacking paradise, Idaho has quite a few wasteland components of mind-boggling measurement. Backpackers can locate whole solitude, flora and fauna, and a few of North America's most eminent surroundings. Idaho's mountains additionally boast nice weather--fewer thunderstorms than the vital Rockies, much less rain than Oregon and Washington, and cooler summer time temperatures than California.

Backpacking Idaho takes you to what writer Doug Lorain calls a "Shangri-la" for backpackers. within the craggy Selkirk Mountains you can find lush forests, small cirque lakes, and jagged granite peaks. wait for ospreys, river otters, and belted kingfishers within the speedy Selway River. discover 1000's of miles of trails within the lightly rolling forested hills in north-central Idaho, or head to Hell's Canyon, the private gorge in North the US, the place you will discover either alpine tundra and cactus-studded desert.

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