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Rock climbing around Boise

Tis the season or not? Rock climbing is a year-round sport thanks to the die-hards and the curious newbies. Boise has had its ups and downs in the climbing business but indoor shops still survive to those looking for a thrill. The YMCA was the only place that I knew of for rock climbing when I first moved to Boise until the BSU rec center was built on campus. I remember purchasing my first pair of shoes, harness, chalk and necessary equipment to make it a hobby. I quickly grasped the idea and found myself spending more and more time bouldering indoors. One of the rec center members asked me if I want to venture outdoors to the Black Cliffs for...

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Boise Weather

Are you loving the cooler weather here in Idaho? If you aren't, cherish it. The winter storms will be here soon and Idaho Active's focus will transition to snow-filled activities.  I am looking at different spots around the valley to visit and try to catch some views. Recently we held a competition at Camel's Back Park and the response from the public was great, besides nausea. If you haven't seen Boise from Camel's Back hill you should definitely try it. If you can sprint up the hill it's even better! I scheduled an outing with my churches youth group pastor to get the kids outside.  We settled on taking the kids to Table Rock starting at the Old Penitentiary off warm springs road....

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