Outdoors

FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2011

Mountain bikers: plan now for Tour de Rock

MOUNTAIN BIKING -- Eager riders are using this summer to tone up for the Tour de Rock Mountain Bike Ride & second annual Rough Ride 4000' at Chewelah and 49 Degrees ...

MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011

49 Degrees North plans another expansion

SKIING -- Owners of 49 Degrees North have announced plans for another major expansion, with a double chair on Angel Peak and construction of a mid-mountain lodge in time for ...

FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011

THURSDAY, JAN. 6, 2011

Winterfest has new events at 49 Degrees

WINTER SPORTS -- Paintball biathlon at the nordic ski trails joins the traditional telemark ski race, gear demos and other activities on the downhill slopes for the annual Winterfest events ...

THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2010

Owl carving stolen at 49 Degrees North

NORDIC SKIING -- Etta, the owl beautifully carved out of cedar, has been stolen from its perch overlooking the the Hoot Owl nordic ski trail at 49 Degrees North."Please put ...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24, 2010


Skiers making tracks at nordic areas

NORDIC SKIING -- Cross-country skiers aren’t being left out in the cold as early snowfall covers trails and allows downhill ski resorts to open.  Here’s the latest report:Mount Spokane: The ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 23, 2010

Skiing update: Some areas open Thursday

SKIING -- As ski areas scramble to respond to the sudden onslaught of winter and more than a foot of fresh powder, some are revising their previously annouced schedules.49 Degrees ...

MONDAY, NOV. 22, 2010

Ski resorts opening right and left

SKIING -- Inland Northwest ski areas received another 4 to 5 inches of snow Sunday night and Monday morning, allowing for early openings at some of the area’s five resorts.Silver ...

FRIDAY, NOV. 19, 2010


Ski resorts opening: Now there are 3

SKIING -- Lookout Pass and Crystal Mountain opened with good skiing conditions this morning. Now 49 Degrees North has announced its lifts will open Saturday.

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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