Camping

Bored bears resist food-storage testing

An unexpected problem has developed in the world of bear-resistant food-storage testing: The grizzly bears responsible for tearing containers to shreds are getting depressed.

Camping

Enjoy the backcountry without a backpack

A drop camp may be your answer to enjoying Idaho’s high country in style. With a drop camp, outfitters take hikers’ gear into the backcountry, drop it off at a predetermined site and leave. When the campers are ready to go home, outfitters pick up all the gear and haul it back to the trailhead.