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 »

Waterworks-Lamson + First Lite Collaboration Reel 5/13/2019

Some of the best ideas are born outdoors. Ross Copperman, of First Lite, and Tim Volk, of Waterworks-Lamson, were fishing on the Silver Creek and talking about ways the two companies could work together. Later that day, Tim called Ross with an idea, “What if we made a reel... Read more »

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 5/6/2019

This year, Tested in Idaho has made Mother’s Day shopping easy! We are dying to share the many outdoor gift ideas that are perfect for moms. From water-sports and mountain biking to camping gear and fueling your body for outdoor adventure, we’ve got the outdoorsy mom covered. Club Ride... Read more »

50 Company Giveaways 5/3/2019

It’s time to start thinking about your summer outdoor adventures! Tested in Idaho always knows exactly what you need to plan the best camping, climbing, or hunting trips. You don’t have to look far to find it all! In celebration of Tested in Idaho finding their 50th company, they’d... 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 »