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Idaho Public Television Celebrates The Gem State's Tallest Peaks

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Last month, Idaho Public Television debuted perhaps its most ambitious episode of Outdoor Idaho ever. In it producers trek alongside a dozen different mountain climbers, some still in elementary school, who have taken on the challene of scaling a mountain of a least 12,000 feet.

There are 123 mountain peaks in Idaho that are more than 11,000 feet. Just nine others reach the 12,000 foot mark. They’re known as the 12ers, and more and more people are headed for the top of each. 

 

Here to tell Idaho Matters about this especially adventurous episode is writer Bill Manny and videographer Jay Krajic of Idaho Public Television, along with featured climber April Watts.

 

Have a question or comment for the show? Tweet @KBSX915 using #IdahoMatters

Troy Oppie is a weekend news host and reporter for Boise State Public Radio News, and host of Jazz Conversations (since 2013) on Boise State Public Radio Music.