Outdoors

THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014

Mount Spokane ski area expansion options released

STATE PARKS -- The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has released two proposals regarding the expansion of Mount Spokane State Park. Public comments on the proposals will be accepted ...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2014


Snowshoeing hut shapes up at Mount Spokane

WINTERSPORTS -- Volunteers are putting finishing touches on the new winter shelter primarily geared for snowshoers at Mount Spokane State Park. The hut is 1.25 miles up the Lower Kit ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 2014

SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

Snow still plugs Mount Spokane summit road

STATE PARKS -- Roads and trails are clearing at Mount Spokane, but there's still plenty of snow in the upper elevations and timber. Warren Walker rode his bike Thursday and ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014

MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014

TUESDAY, FEB. 25, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22, 2014

Dogs leaving their mark on Mount Spokane

WINTER SPORTS -- The trend toward more dogs, linked to the growing popularity of snowshoeing, is getting easier to track at Mount Spokane State Park. And sometimes you might track it into your ...

MONDAY, JAN. 20, 2014

Mount Spokane skiers rise above it all

WINTER SPORTS -- Pity everyone who has no way out from the gloom of the lowlands. A few folks are choosing to rise above the persistent fog by heading to their favorite ski ...

MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

Skiers to explore Mount Spokane under the stars

WINTER SPORTS -- Gather your skis, skins and headlamp for and evening of food, climbing and downhilling under the stars at Mount Spokane on Jan. 24.  Mountain Gear is sponsoring Nachtspektakel ...

TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014

Nordic skiing events coming up around Spokane

WINTER SPORTS -- Several special nordic skiing activities are gearing up this week, according to Spokane Nordic. Time to dig in: Hands-on Waxing Clinic Friday, Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. -- A two-hour class on base ...

SUNDAY, JAN. 5, 2014

FRIDAY, DEC. 27, 2013

Another snowshoe trail marked on Mount Spokane

WINTER SPORTS -- Yesterday I noted two snowshoeing trails recently marked on Mount Spokane for all to follow. Today, snowshoer Warren D. Walker announced that another route has been flagged (tape to ...

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MONDAY, DEC. 23, 2013


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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