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Vantage Highway

Now, don’t act all surprised that I’ve posted yet another old highway alignment. This one however is rather nice and much twistier than the parallel Interstate 90 a few miles to the south. This one is quite a bit of fun, actually. It winds along the valleys that lead down to the Columbia River and …

Mount Idaho Grade Road (Grangeville, Idaho)

This is another member of the Grangeville Gang. And no, this road is not named after a mountain, at least not directly, but after a town that at one time was more important than Grangeville. This road is very sparsely travelled as Mount Idaho isn’t exactly a bustling metropolis. The road has a few new …

Idaho State Route 14 to Elk City

The road to Elk City begins about halfway down the Harpster Grade from Grangeville. The road runs along a small river with a number of very exciting rapids, and some hardy folks have even built footbridges out across the river and park their vehicles along the road. Idaho 14 is also open rangeland, which is …