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Thu., Oct. 11, 2012, 6:03 a.m.

Trailwise parents organize online to hike with kids

Hikers drop from Bottleneck Peak to Snow Lake in the Idaho Selkirk Mountains. Trees and debris from a spring avalanche float in the lake. (Rich Landers)
Hikers drop from Bottleneck Peak to Snow Lake in the Idaho Selkirk Mountains. Trees and debris from a spring avalanche float in the lake. (Rich Landers)

HIKING -- A group of trailwise parents in Spokane has started leading group hikes for families and children. Anyone who likes to hike with families is welcome to join them!

It's a free Meet Up group that organizes online. They call themselves the Big and Little Rock Hikers.

 Last week they were on a treasure hunt at Slavin Conservation area.

Coming up:

  • Sun. Oct. 14th, Hike & Scavenger Hunt with Clues, to Big Rock & Beyond, led by Gary (age 10) and Kathy Kalich.
  • Sat. Oct. 20th, Beaver Dam Hike w Biology Expert & GU Professor Sue Niezgoda, Liberty Lake Trail.



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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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