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Outdoors blog archive for Jan. 1, 2016

THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016

Snowskaters on the slopes at Silver Mountain Resort in February 2015. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Silver Mountain to open ski lifts Friday

WINTERSPORTS -- After a soft holiday weekend opening for snow tubing, scenic rides and skiing and boarding on the beginner hill, Silver Mountain Resort plans to crank up more lifts on Friday. The resort plans to operate Chair 1, 2 and the beginner conveyer lift....

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TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016





MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016





The "vastly improved" outhouse at the Snow Peak Cabin south of Sherman Pass. (Jon Jonckers)

Snow Peak Cabin guests enjoy upgraded privvy

WINTERSPORTS -- The winter backcountry season is kicking into gear near Sherman Pass, and visitors who've planned ahead and secured reservations to ski or snowshoe into the Snow Peak Cabin will find, as one backcountry enthusiast called it, "a vastly improved outhouse." Snow Peak Cabin...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016


FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016



Sea-kayakers Lisa Helmbrecht and Susan Luchesi of Spokane explore Kenai Fjords National Park.  (Deb Pierce)

Kayaker says women-only trips are special

PADDLING – “My Sea-kayak Adventures with the Girls,” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, for the Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club at Mountain Gear Corporate Headquarters, 6021 E. Mansfield Ave. in Spokane Valley. The free slide program will be presented by...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.




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