1977 Borah North Face Winter First Ascent

Bob Boyles, Mike Weber, Art Troutner and Frank Florence made the first winter ascent of Borah’s North Face. Below, you will find one of the few photos they took during the 16.5 hours they climbed and photo copies of two Idaho Statesman articles published at the time. Bob Boyles offered these details: We climbed the North Face on January 8-9. … Continue reading

Where Gray Granite Crags and Idaho’s Azure Skies Meet By DICK d’EASUN

Bob Boyles found and transcribed a scanned copy of the following 1929 article which discusses Mount Borah. The Idaho Sunday Statesman BOISE IDAHO SUNDAY MORNING MAY 29 1932 Where Gray Granite Crags and Idaho’s Azure Skies Meet By DICK d’EASUN UP at the top of Idaho, supreme among Gem state giants of massive rock, rules Mount William Edgar Borah, mantled … Continue reading