Outdoors

TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012

SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012


Cyclists rule in Yellowstone Park this week

BICYCLING --  Here’s another sign of springtime in Yellowstone National Park: Portions of the park have opened to bicycling. The park has closed to snowmobiles for the winter but has yet to ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012

Spokane Bike Swap sets up at fairgrounds

BICYCLING -- The Spokane Bike Swap is taking shape at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. Bike vendors are setting up and sellers can bring bikes in until 8 ...

South Hill Bluffs to get TLC Saturday

TRAILS -- Join the fun as the 'Friends of the Bluff' are having a trash cleanup day Saturday (March 24), 9am - Noon. Meet at the main trail head just ...

MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012

Helpers needed for trail project at Liberty Lake

TRAILS – Helpers are needed for a series of Liberty Lake trail rerouting projects on the 7-mile loop trail at Liberty Lake County Park, starting next Sunday, organized by the Washington Trails ...


Mountaineer mudders sponsor mountain biking clinic

CYCLING -- Registration for the 2012 Spokane Mountaineers Mountain Bike Skills Clinic is open. Although the clinic at Riverside State Park isn't until June 9-10, the class is limited to 30 -- and more ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2012

Friends ready to rally for Centennial Trail

TRAILS -- The 4th annual Friends of the Centennial Trail  Adventure Auction is set for March 9 at Northern Quest Resort and Casino. Silent auction starts at 6 p.m.; dinner's at 7 ...

TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2012

MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2012

Spokane’s Mountain Gear easy on environment

CONSERVATION -- Backpacker magazine and SNEWS named Spokane-based Mountain Gear the Sustainable Retailer of the Year at the recent 2012 Winter Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City. The annual award ...

TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2012

Spokane Parks looking for outdoor trip assistants

OUTDOOR RECREATION --  The Spokane Parks & Recreation Department's Outdoors Program is looking for outdoors lovers who would make good outdoor trip assistants for the great outings featured in the Outdoor program ...

MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2011

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2011

FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2011

TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2011

Bike glove turn-signal invented for cyclists

CYCLING -- An Oregon man is using the latest LED technology to develop a turn signal glove to give bicyclists, and those behind them, a safer and more visible way to turn, especially in low-light ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2011

Mountain biking basics clinic Thursday at REI

BICYCLING  -- Learn the basics of biking etiquette, safety concerns, biking techniques and recommended equipment in a free mountain biking clinic starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at REI in Spokane. ...

TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2011


MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011

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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