The East Face of Mt Borah by Bob Boyles

Idaho has nine summits that reach over 12,000 feet and all but two lie within the Lost River Range in central Idaho. Idaho’s tallest and most visited peak, Mt Borah (12,662’), is located in the central section of the range. As the state highpoint, it is also very popular. During the summer months, it is not unusual to see a … Continue reading

Lost River Range Volcanoes by Rick Baugher

Volcanoes and related igneous flows are a staple of the Pacific Northwest landscape, so it is interesting to observe that Idaho’s highest mountain range presents a 60 mile front of sedimentary limestone. How did these Lost River mountains align the way they did, and how did they reach their current height? Much can be explained by the movements of the … Continue reading