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FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 2013

Avalanche courses available at Schweitzer

WINTER SPORTS -- The snow has barely piled up in the mountains and the first avalanche accidents of the year are being reported in the West. Be prepared. Two levels of ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2013

Avalanche reporters find slushy conditions

WINTER SPORTS -- "We had it going on for a while, the melt-freeze I mean," said Kevin Davis in today Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center weekly forecast.   "Last weekend the ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013

THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2013

FRIDAY, FEB. 8, 2013

Avalanche hazard generally low in area mountains

WINTER SPORTS -- Snow conditions are "mostly stable" in the region's mountains going into the weekend and  the weather forecast calls for improving stability from the slight weak layers discussed in ...

FRIDAY, JAN. 25, 2013

Avalanche conditions changing with weather

WINTER SPORTS - Weather is causing changes in snow stability that backcountry skiiers, snowshoers and snowmobilers should be aware of when traveling in the mountains today and this weekend, according to the Idaho ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 2013

Avalanche film romances the fury

WINTER SPORTS -- This film, "Ode to Avalanche," will be awesome to some winter recreationists and frightening to others. Either way, I hope it at least prompts you to check ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2012

Avalanche advisory: snowpack has weak layers

WINTER SPORTS -- Storms helped the region's mountains catch up on precipitation in the past two weeks -- as you can see from powder piled deep in this Selkirk Mountains sunrise photo iPhoned to me this ...

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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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