|| Jerry Eichhorst is the President and Webmaster of the Idaho Chapter, Oregon-California Trails Association (IOCTA).
He has been active in preserving and researching the Oregon Trail across Idaho for over 15 years. Recently he discovered 30 miles of an alternate route.
Jerry developed the Main Oregon Trail Back Country Byway which follows the Oregon Trail from Glenn's Ferry to Boise. He is also an emigrant diary researcher, and has an extensive collection of over 2000 accounts of travelers crossing Idaho. His articles on the North Alternate and people attempting to float the Snake River were recently published in the Overland Journal.
For more information, please see the IOCTA website at: www.IdahoOCTA.org