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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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FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016

TUESDAY, JAN. 26, 2016

TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2016

"I don’t want my children to feel the same sense of failure I did growing up because they’re not good at passing tests," says Ben Fogle, adventurer and conservationist.  Fogle has rowed the Atlantic Ocean, raced across the Antarctic and run across the Sahara desert. A passionate conservationist he works as a broadcaster all over the world. He has written seven books on travel, adventure and the outdoors.
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Give students a real test: send them outdoors

OUTDOORS EDUCATION -- Instead of pumping so much time and money into exams, our schools should focus more on well-being and encouraging children to connect with the natural world. That's the message from Ben Fogle in a piece he wrote for The Guardain. ‘I don’t...

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MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015

Hazen Audel of Spokane, left, is with a family in Nepal -- camping out to avoid danger of collapsing buildings during a series of earthquakes that have rocked the nation in late April 2015. (Courtesy)

Two Spokane adventurers reported safe in Nepal

ADVENTURE -- Two well-known Spokane adventurers climbing or traveling in Nepal have reported they are unharmed and doing OK as earthquakes continue to rumble and cause widespread havoc and death in the Himalayan country. Jess Roskelley, who's on a filming expedition to climb Annapurna, the 10th highest peak...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 21, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 27, 2014

Muir Project film refreshing look at adventure

BACKPACKING -- Most of us have marveled at the Radical Reels-type films of hard-bodied and sometimes weak-thinking adventurers challenging themselves to the limits of life and death to climb mountains or plunge off waterfalls in kayaks or cliffs on skis... whatever. That's why I find...

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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.