Bound for the Backcountry

 
9780615787312: Bound for the Backcountry

Heavy duty softcover edition featuring 1,000+ black & white photos (historic and current images) and more than ten maps. Unread copy. If you are into flying and the Idaho backcountry this is a must have book. - Book Description - The Idaho backcountry has the most unique mountain and canyon flying found in the lower forty-eight states. For the first time a comprehensive history of nearly one hundred of the state's isolated airstrips has been compiled, detailing the construction and historical events of each. The most southerly airstrips included are those at the headwaters of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River and northward through the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Combined with the history of each individual location are fascinating stories related to homesteaders, runway owners, boaters, hikers, outfitters, hunters, firefighters, pilots, and airplanes.

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