lake and mountain reflection

Louie Lake – Idaho

Years ago I bought a backpack and some varied supplies for hiking.  I had wild aspirations to hike all over this beautiful wilderness that covers much of central Idaho, but the hectic schedule of running two businesses and the short warm season here just seemed to make it hard to schedule.  So the nice new pack and all the supplies ended up in the closet and then in the storeroom.  Until my friend 

River Of No Return Jet Boat Races – Riggins Idaho

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 bunch of power hungry gear heads, mix it all together every April and enjoy.  

It had been a couple of years since I had gone to the Salmon River Jet Boat Races and I had a craving for some loud and fast action, so my daughter Cassie and I ventured down to the tiny Idaho town of Riggins and found us a spot on some rocks on the banks of the “River Of No Return.” Finding a spot was a bit difficult since