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TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014


THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014

SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014

Frigid fat tire race extends to 10-hour epic

WINTER SPORTS -- Spokane wide-tire mountain biker Dan DeRuyter traveled to Island Park, Idaho, for the annual ultramarathon race called Jay's Backyard Fat Pursuit. Riders chose from 60K and 200K snow-covered routes. ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 28, 2014

THURSDAY, JAN. 23, 2014

Fat-biking event to celebrate Ground Hog Day

WINTER SPORTS -- The region's first bicycling event of the year will bring out fat bikes to celebrate Groundhog Day at St. Maries, Idaho. The Groundhog Day Fat Bike Festival is ...

MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

Regional trails plan unveiled Tuesday at REI

TRAILS -- An update to the 2008 Spokane County Regional Trails Plan will help integrate routes for walkers, runners, skaters, cyclists and equestrians into planning and development as the population grows, ...

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 2013

TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013


TransAm bicycle touring rides in the family

CYCLING -- Pedaling a bicycle across the United States is the equivalent of a graduate degree in American Studies, only you'll be in better shape than when you started. I made ...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20, 2013

Cyclocross — look at those mudders go!

BICYCLING -- Cyclocross is "the steeplechase of bicycling, a hybrid sport of mountain biking and road racing," according to one rider in Sandpoint last weekend, where S-R photographer Jesse Tinsley caught ...

MONDAY, NOV. 11, 2013

Free programs offered by local outdoor groups

Inland Northwest outdoors groups are sponsoring a wide range for free programs this week. Among them: Bicycling the TransAmerica Trail, second of two programs, this one featuring the journey from ...

FRIDAY, NOV. 8, 2013

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6, 2013

FRIDAY, OCT. 18, 2013

Spokane Mountaineers more than a climbing club

OUTDOOR GROUPS -- The Spokane Mountaineers, an outdoors club that's been exploring the region's mountains, waters and trails for nearly a century, will describe their activities in the annual Meet the ...

THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2013

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2013

Idaho legislator goes from hike to bike

TRAILS – Idaho state Rep. Mat Erpelding, D-Boise, hasn’t given up his plan to travel the length of Idaho this fall by muscle power to promote trails, experience rural areas ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 9, 2013

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28, 2013

SpokeFest early registration ends Saturday

BICYCLING -- Time's running out to register for Spokane's premier bicycling event. SpokeFest isn't until Sept. 8, but early registration ends Saturday, Aug. 31, so sign up today to get your name in a ...

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.

By Rich Landers richl@spokesman.com (509) 459-5508


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