Wayne Boyer

Wayne Boyer was a compatriot of Lyman Dye and one of the founders of the EE DA HOW Mountaineers an eastern Idaho climbing club. Boyer, along with Dye and Art Barnes, climbed many difficult routes in eastern Idaho including his first ascent of the East Face of Mount Borah in 1962. … Continue reading

Lyman Dye

Lyman Dye is one of the Giants of Idaho climbing. Lyman was a major contributor to the Sawtooth Range chapter in the book where his familiarity with the range, based on his many first ascents and leading clients to the tops of many peaks as part of his operation of the first guide service in the Sawtooths (discussed on page 22 … Continue reading

EE DA HOW Mountaineers

The EE DA HOW Mountaineers was a climbing group from eastern Idaho formed by Lyman Dye, Art Barnes and Wayne Boyer. They were responsible for first ascents and much exploring in the Lost River Range in the late 1950s and into the 1970s. Lyman and Wayne were still climbing in their 80s when they scaled Mount Borah. Their exploits are documented … Continue reading

Mount Borah: East Face, Dye-Boyer Route by Bob Boyles

Note from the Editor: This wonderful article, provided for the Climbing History section of the website, includes information that can be used to plan an ascent of Mount Borah’s North Face Dye-Boyer route. As such, we have also included it as part of the Online Borah Climbing Guide. Idaho – A Climbing Guide identified a route on the east face … Continue reading

Bill March

Bill March was a British mountaineer and ice climber who, along with Rick Albano, is credited with the first winter ascents of Leatherman Peak and White Cap Peak in 1975. He came to Idaho at the request of his friend Harrison “H” Hilbert and was associated with the Idaho State University Outdoor Program in the 1970s. The program has a good biography of him … Continue reading

Chuck Ferguson by Rick Baugher

(1940 to 1998) The late Chuck Ferguson is not as well known as one would expect considering his accomplishments as an Idaho climber with a peak, at least unofficially named after him. I met Chuck in the early ’80’s during my working at the Idaho Falls YMCA. I was organizing community fun runs in Idaho Falls and Chuck ran in … Continue reading