Frank Church, right, backpacks in Idaho. During the 16-year fight for wilderness designation, Church often took long trips into the backcountry he was fighting to protect to get a better sense of the land.
Frank Church, right, backpacks in Idaho. During the 16-year fight for wilderness designation, Church often took long trips into the backcountry he was fighting to protect to get a better sense of the land. Courtesy of Frank Church Papers Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University
Frank Church, right, backpacks in Idaho. During the 16-year fight for wilderness designation, Church often took long trips into the backcountry he was fighting to protect to get a better sense of the land. Courtesy of Frank Church Papers Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University

Some Idaho trails could be cleared in attempt to reduce maintenance backlog

February 26, 2018 11:15 PM