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WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014

Afghanistan skiing slide show at Magic Lantern

WINTERSPORTS -- In case you missed it first time around when we first wrote about a skier's week in Afghanistan, a FREE slide program "Ski Boots on the Ground: Bamiyan Province of Afghanistan" will be shown Thursday, 7:15 p.m., at the Magic Lantern Theatre, 25...

FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2011

Get tickets for Nov. 11 Winter Backcountry Film Fest at Gonzaga

BACKCOUNTRY FILMS -- John Latta of the Stevens Peak Backcountry Coalition is reminding outdoor enthusiats that we're just a week away from the Winter Wildlands Alliance 7th Annual Backcountry Film Festival, set for next Friday (Nov. 11), in the Wolfe Auditorium at Gonzaga University's Jepson...

MONDAY, JAN. 10, 2011

Two ways to tune in to area’s nordic skiing

NORDIC SKIING -- Two great ways to meet up with the area's cross-country skiing community are coming up: Snow Ball Potluck and Moonlight Ski Tour, Jan. 15, starting at 5 p.m. at Selkirk Lodge on Mount Spokane. Bring potluck item and headlamp for the skiing,...

TUESDAY, DEC. 28, 2010

Nordic skate skiing primer

Former Spokane residents Torsten Kjellstrand and his son, Bjorn, reach to their Swedish roots to demonstrate a few basic skate-skiing techniques to try on the groomed cross-country ski trails.

TUESDAY, NOV. 16, 2010

1 year, 2 million vertical feet for skier

SKIING -- Starting Jan. 1 and hitting slopes on both sides of the equator, Greg Hill of Revelstoke, British Columbia is 80 percent through his goal to climb and ski 2 million vertical feet in one year -- all self-propelled.To put this in perspective, powering...

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