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Idaho’s Bitterroot Mountains define our state’s squiggly eastern border. Rugged, remote and hard to get to, the Bitterroot Mountains offer a challenge and reward. Outdoor Idaho’s “In the Shadow of the Bitterroots” will uncover the history, culture, recreation and science of the land. From sacred Nez Perce trails to the tallest peaks, this show will inspire curiosity about a unique mountain range.

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This Week's Show

Seeking Refuge

This episode captures nature's scenes and sounds in Idaho's six National Wildlife Refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places. The six refuges in Idaho are the Kootenai, Deer Flat, Minidoka, Camas, Bear Lake and Grays Lake

Thursday at 8:00pm & Sunday at 7:00pm

December 2022 Episodes

December 1, 4 - "In the Shadow of the Bitterroots" (NEW)

December 8, 11 - "Seeking Refuge" 

December 15, 18 - "Jewel of the North"

December 22, 25 - "Chasing the Light"

December 29 - "Hometown Ski Hills"

News & Notes

Outdoor Idaho entered its 40th season on October 13th with a program called “Looking Back and Moving Forward.” This hour-long program commemorates what has made Outdoor Idaho beloved by people of all ages and occupations.

“Outdoor Idaho provides us with a glimpse into the lives of others – farmers, outfitters, hunters, hikers, birders. It’s an education in our land, but also in our people,” said producer Lauren Melink. "In this program we not only recognize Outdoor Idaho but also the state and the landscapes that make our work possible.”

Other programs on the docket include a program on the Bitterroot Mountains, airing in December, and “This is Rodeo,” airing in March. Both programs are an hour in length. 

Thanks for watching. We’ll keep you up-to-date on our YouTube channel, where you can watch material not seen anywhere else. Our Facebook page features a monthly “Iconic Idaho” photo contest. And we also have an Instagram page.

Major Funding

Additional Funding

Friends of Idaho Public Television
Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Broadcast Underwriters

Idaho Forest Products logo
Idaho Fish and Wildlife
Gorongosa Park
Idaho Central Credit Union logo