The Underhill Sawtooth Story by Ray Brooks

“Rugged country. Awful rugged country. Miles and miles of sharp jagged pinnacles of firm granite.” A painter friend of Bob Underhill told him that about Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains in the early 1930’s, when Bob was in the Tetons for a few weeks, pioneering big new routes on the Grand Teton & other nearby peaks. Although the painter isn’t named, it … Continue reading

THE LOST AND WANDERING by Joe Leonard

[Editor’s Note: Joe Leonard is a man who spent his first 5 years living in the Idaho backcountry in his grandparents’ cabin. From that point, his life just got more interesting each year. He was behind many “first” accomplishments in Idaho, including the first Winter ascent of Mount Regan, the first backcountry skiing guide service in the United States, the … Continue reading