Whitewater Week Giveaway 6/11/2019

In honor of Whitewater Week, Tested in Idaho companies, Maravia and AIRE are participating in a giveaway to award one lucky winner with some awesome gear and swag for their next float trip. Maravia and AIRE are two companies dedicated to making sure everyone has the safest and most... Read more »

Whitewater Week & North Fork Championship 6/10/2019

Calling all whitewater enthusiasts! Whitewater week is well under way and we are here to get you geared up for your next whitewater adventure. Whether you’re new to the sport or a seasoned pro, Idaho’s rivers are full of rapids that are bound to be your speed. Check out... Read more »

Father’s Day Gift Guide 5/22/2019

Tested in Idaho is making Father’s Day shopping a breeze this year by doing the dirty work for you. We polled real Idaho dads on what they really wanted for Father’s Day.  From top-notch camping and hunting gear to a new set of skis and so much more, we... Read more »

How to pick the best sunglasses for you! 4/30/2019

We worked with the experts at Proof Eyewear to help us find the perfect sunglasses. Here are their top four tips!  1. What Do You Want Them to Do? Are you frames going on a run with you? Ski trip? Hike? Or are they to accessorize your best outfit?... Read more »


Tested in Idaho is proud to welcome our 50th company to join the program: Buck Knives in Post Falls. To honor this achievement, we have compiled some of our favorite facts and figures from the inspiring outdoor recreation companies we get to work with. Read on to see just... Read more »

Asana Climbing Giveaway 4/26/2019

  Whether you’re an expert or just learning the ropes, there are essential tools every climber needs. Some of the essentials include chalk, and a chalk bag and brush. In honor of climbing week, Tested company, Asana Climbing Gym, would like to hook you up with these three must-haves... Read more »

Climbing Gear Giveaway! 4/24/2019

Get geared up for your next climbing adventure, just in time to celebrate Climbing Week! Tested in Idaho is giving away eight Krieg Climbing chalk bags and multiclavas. These prize sets are a must-have for a climber, no matter your ability. Tested in Idaho fans will have eight opportunities... Read more »


Photo courtesy of Idaho Tourism Whether you’re new to rock climbing or a seasoned veteran, Idaho’s rugged, diverse geography offers a playground of traditional, sport, top-rope and bouldering for all levels. Here’s a roundup of four great climbing destinations from each part of the Gem State. 1. Q’emilin Park... Read more »

7 Ways to Break in Spring in True Idaho Style 3/13/2019

No matter your preferred spring break activity, there is no shortage of options — or Idaho-made gear — to fill up a week’s worth of springtime fun. Here are seven tips to inspire your spring break plans. Hook the big one with a rod and reel from Waterworks-Lamson.  ... Read more »

Überleben Cooking Setup Giveaway 1/14/2019

We are kicking 2019 off with a bang with our first giveaway! Didn’t get everything you wanted for Christmas? We got you covered.  The awesome folks at Überleben have given us the ultimate setup for everything you’re going to need to enjoy cooking in the great outdoors. Included in... Read more »