Author: Emily Ruskovich

Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print

ISBN: 9781432840952

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 699



Author: Patricia K. Kummer

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736812368

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 5861


Provides an overview of the state of Idaho, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.


Author: John Gottberg

Publisher: Compass America Guides

ISBN: 9780679002314

Category: Travel

Page: 288

View: 8270


Created by local writers and photographers, Compass American Guides are the ultimate insider's guides, providing in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of America's most spectacular destinations. Covering everything there is to see and do as well as choice lodging and dining, these gorgeous full-color guides are perfect for new and longtime residents as well as vacationers who want a deep understanding of the region they're visiting. * Outstanding color photography, plus a wealth of archival images * Topical essays and literary extracts * Detailed color maps * Great ideas for things to see and do * Capsule reviews of hotels and restaurants

Idaho, a Climbing Guide

Climbs, Scrambles, and Hikes

Author: Tom Lopez

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9780898866087

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 397

View: 4683


Whether it's a technical ascent of the great west wall of Elephants Perch or a scramble to the summit of 12,662- foot Mount Borah, here's your key to high adventure in Idaho. Tom Lopez has updated and expanded his encyclopedic guide to more than 800 summits. All the features that made the first edition so popular are here in detailed route descriptions, difficulty ratings, summit heights, access information to hundreds of roads and trails, extensive sections on history and geology, and much, much more.


Author: Kathy Pelta

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 9780822540809

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 84

View: 7120


Introduces the geography, history, industries, people, and other highlights of the Gem State.

The Resources and Attractions of Idaho Territory

Facts Regarding Climate, Soil, Minerals, Agricultural and Grazing Lands, Forests, Scenery, Game and Fish, and Reliable Information on Other Topics Applicable to the Wants of the Homeseeker, Capitalist and Tourist

Author: Robert Edmund Strahorn

Publisher: N.A


Category: Idaho

Page: 88

View: 5657


Idaho's Best Fishing Waters

167 Detailed Maps of 26 of the Best Rivers and Streams

Author: Wilderness Adventures Press

Publisher: Wilderness Adventures Press

ISBN: 9781932098587

Category: Camp sites, facilities, etc

Page: 167

View: 8381


Full color 8-1/2 x 11 detailed maps of Idaho's best fishing waters, featuring GPS points

Hiking Idaho

A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures

Author: Luke Kratz,Jackie Maughan,Ralph Maughan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493011111

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 488

View: 8747


Lace up your boots and sample more than 100 trails in Idaho's vast undeveloped backcountry and wilderness areas. Discover pink granite peaks of the Sawtooth Range, "big tree" country in the Selkirk Mountain rain forest, and Hells Canyon - the deepest gorge in North America. Idaho offers hikers some of the most magnificent and rugged mountain scenery in the Lower 48 as well as peaceful alpine meadows, sparkling lakes, excellent fishing, and the chance to see high-country wildlife. Use this guide for: up-to-date trail information; accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails; difficulty ratings for each hike; detailed trail maps; zero-impact camping trips. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout Idaho.

Backcountry Roads--Idaho

Author: Lynna Howard,Leland Howard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780870044595

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

View: 5029


Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Idaho’s backcountry wilderness is renowned for its stark beauty. Remarkably, some of the state’s most beautiful sites are easily accessible for the road traveler who is willing to drive the backcountry logging and forest service roads that few have cataloged. Brother and sister team Lynna and Leland Howard have spent years doing just that. With more than 114 photographs, 33 color maps, 31 detailed expeditions complete with GPS coordinates, Backcountry Roads—Idaho is an indispensable companion for the road explorer.


Author: Vanessa Brown

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404230774

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8655


Presents general information about the geography, history, industry, and lifestyle in the state of Idaho.

Rockhounding Idaho

A Guide to 99 of the State’s Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762763310

Category: Nature

Page: 264

View: 7068


A complete guide to Idaho's best sites for collecting rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, fossils, and gold.

Southern Idaho Ghost Towns

Author: Wayne C. Sparling

Publisher: Caxton Press

ISBN: 9780870042294

Category: Travel

Page: 135

View: 6922


Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press When mineral riches were found in southern Idaho "boomtowns" arose across this rugged land. When the mining activity ceased these towns were quickly abandoned yet they still stand; a testimony to the vagaries of life in the frontier in pursuit of gold and silver.

Idaho Falls

The Untold Story of America's First Nuclear Accident

Author: William McKeown

Publisher: ECW Press

ISBN: 1554905435

Category: History

Page: 200

View: 2667


Was the world's first fatal nuclear accident -- the 1961 explosion of a SL-1 military test reactor in Idaho -- the result of a crime of passion? Was the disaster promptly covered up to protect the burgeoning nuclear industry? Idaho Falls documents one of America's best-kept secrets and investigates the question of conspiracy.

Gem Minerals of Idaho

Author: John A. Beckwith

Publisher: Caxton Press

ISBN: 9780870042287

Category: Nature

Page: 123

View: 3494


Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Gem Minerals of Idaho, designed for beginners and for those collectors visiting Idaho for the first time, it is a guide to some of the countless collecting areas of the state. It is not a textbook of mineralogy and, so far as possible, avoids technical terminology. However, it does contain information of general value on the physical and optical characteristics of minerals, as well as facts concerning history, lore, and fashioning of many of the gems.