Backpacking the Jarbidge Wilderness

Owyhee Desert | Idaho Centennial Trail

Jarbidge Mountains – Owyhee Desert Day 2. We take the lower elevation alternate route, on a century old pack trail, through the Jarbidge Wilderness into the Owyhee Desert. Notice the spectacular views; relatively few people have ever seen this. Words and videos won’t do this place justice. There’s something deeply spiritual about being out there, […]

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Water Cache | Idaho Centennial Trail

Is There Water in The Owyhee Desert?     The first 927 miles of Wild West Trail (WWT) follows the route of the Idaho Centennial Trail (ICT), which begins in the Owyhee Desert on the border of Idaho and Nevada. We decided to begin the hike in Nevada in order to enjoy the Jarbidge Wilderness. […]

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