Julie Hahn

Freelance Writer

Julie Hahn’s family has been in love with Idaho for more than 100 years, ever since four of her great-grandparents arrived in Shoshone to raise sheep and begin new lives as Americans. She’s a fan of the high desert, extra-hot hot springs, the Ridge to Rivers trail system, and — most of all — Boise. Julie has a degree in journalism from the University of Montana and works as a freelance writer and editor, which means she doesn’t have to ask permission to slip away for a quick hiking break in the nearby Foothills. Her spare time is spent exploring the Gem State’s old mining towns, enjoying the tree-lined walks of her North End neighborhood, or cooking on her 1948 O’Keefe and Merritt stove