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Sunbeams behind a rocky hillside in the background of a rugged wild nature landscape.

Keep It Wild: #TagResponsibly

The #TagResponsibly movement wants social media users to think twice before identifying sensitive backcountry areas.

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View looking down a ramp to a dock on a lake.

Adventure In McCall: Central Idaho’s Epic Mountain Town

The mountain town of McCall is an outdoor recreation & adventure destination located less in central Idaho, between Coeur d’Alene and Boise.

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Solight solar lantern looks like a golden crown.

Gear Review: Solight Solar Lantern & Charger

Solight QWNN self-inflating solar light provides up to 40 hours of lighting after an 8-10-hour solar charge.

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Red colored BioLite rechargeable headlamp.

Gear Review: BioLite Rechargeable Headlamp 330

BioLite’s rechargeable, lightweight headlamp has a maximum light output of 330 lumens and the battery can last up to 40 hours.

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Gear Review: GoSun Solar Flashlight

un Solar Flashlight provides 280 lumens of light, and includes a lantern mode, spotlight, and red emergency strobe setting.

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Toilet paper trash left behind on public lands, at a river beach.

7 Backcountry Etiquette Tips

Carol Corbin shares about her personal experiences with backcountry etiquette and provides 7 tips that we can all remember and practice.

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Mom and young son sitting in their blue kayaks on Priest Lake.

5 Adventures on Priest Lake’s Western Shore

On the west side of Priest Lake, go hiking, biking, paddling, or boating to visit and explore nearby sights.

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Photo by S. Michael Bennett.

8 Adventures on Lake Pend Oreille

One of the deepest lakes in North America, Lake Pend Oreille in northern Idaho is great for fishing, camping, sailing, boating, and more.

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Sandy beach on an island in Priest Lake.

31 Ways to Explore Inland NW Lakes

OTO writers share their ideas for recreation, adventure, and simply enjoying time at any lake in the Inland Northwest.

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