We are now in southwestern Idaho to explore Bruneau Dunes State Park. Home of the largest single structure sand dune in North American. It’s got that going for it, which is nice. This hike began with a short stroll around the lakes at the base of the dunes. It was a level 7 birdfest in the bushes and trees. I don’t think I have ever seen such a high concentration and variety of fowl. When you go for a walk in the wild it’s always good idea to slow down and take look around otherwise you might miss something. At first glance what we thought to be a bush of grass blowing in the wind turned out to be a gosh dang porcupie! Bruneau dune stands alone at an impressive 470 feet and it wouldn’t be proper hike if we didn’t climb to the top. If you want to up the stakes of the game find a baby and strap it to your back. Not only is it a great workout the child gets the kid of views she would have to wait years to get on her own. She may not enjoy it too much now but she’ll thank you for it later. This place definitely has a remote and wild feel there’s not another soul for miles in any direction and in the distance we hear the coyotes calling out to their bros. Walking long distances in deep sand can be difficult but it becomes a real challenge when climbing such a steep grade. The last 50 feet was the hardest I was really huffing and puffing. Finally we made it to the top and views did not disappoint. Back beyond this dune is the Bruneau river canyon home to a rarely used section of world class whitewater and fly fishing. We made to the top and I was pretty impressed but unfortunately the wife wasn’t too pleased with how extreme the baby was getting so it was time to call it day.

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…