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THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

Mount Shuksan avalanche kills skier

WINTERSPORTS -- The National Parks Service says one skier was killed Wednesday in a North Cascades National Park peak after getting swept by an avalanche. An avalanche triggered on Mount Shuksan Wednesday ...

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014

Hydrologist: Ski now, paddle whitewater later

WINTERSPORTS -- Hold on to your spray skirts, kayakers.  The ski-snowshoe-snowboard season is not yet over. This week's weather foray into 70-degree temperatures isn't enough to trigger the big spring ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014

Stevens Pass Ski Area reports record season

WINTERSPORTS -- More than 406,000 guests visited Stevens Pass ski area last winter making 2013-14 its largest season since visits have been electronically tracked.  While much of the West Coast saw below ...

THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014

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MONDAY, FEB. 24, 2014

Backcountry skiers get away from it all

WINTER SPORTS -- Altough recent winter storms have made mountain slopes unsafe for winter travel in some areas, snow-goers who know how to pick stable terrain are having a ball. ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 20, 2014

Huge Canada avalanche prompts warnings

WINTER SPORTS -- Recent weather is creating hazards. Be careful out there. Massive avalanche in B.C. prompts warnings there and in Alberta The Canadian Avalanche Centre issued a high-hazard warning for ...

TUESDAY, JAN. 28, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

SUNDAY, JAN. 12, 2014

Backcountry Film Fest coming to Spokane, CdA

2013 Winter Wildlands Alliance Back Country Film Festival Trailer from Backcountry Film Festival on Vimeo. WINTER SPORTS -- The annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival is coming to Spokane and ...

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Rich Landers

Rich Landers’ Outdoors blog


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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