Rustic Lens

River Of No Return Jet Boat Races – Riggins Idaho

Recipe for fun:  1 part wild and scenic raging river, 1 handful of insanely powerful jet boats, 1...(Read More)

Von Berge Ranch Part 2 – Fenn, Idaho

I had been out to the Von Berge ranch once before during the daytime but really wanted to go during...(Read More)

My Latest Dam Adventure Blog – Owyhee Dam, Eastern Oregon

So….I couldn’t resist the “Dad Joke” in the title.  Sorry about that, not...(Read More)

Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo – Border Days

Idaho’s oldest rodeo isn’t in Boise.  It’s not even in Idaho’s first...(Read More)


  Nestled near Dixon Montana is the National Bison Range. I took a drive to Montana to see...(Read More)

Gear Review – Spider Single Camera Holster

The Spider Single Camera Holster is one of my favorite pieces of camera gear.  I have owned it and...(Read More)

Hashagen Homestead – Digging Up History On This Idaho Gem

Every rustic and weathered old farmhouse or homestead has a story. The little shack outside of...(Read More)

Highway To Hell – Kirkwood Ranch in Hell’s Canyon

Kirkwood Ranch is difficult to get to, but very worth the trip. Years ago, when I worked for Frito...(Read More)