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 ...

THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014

SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

Mount Shuksan avalanche kills skier

WINTERSPORTS -- The National Parks Service says one skier was killed Wednesday in a North Cascades National Park peak after getting swept by an avalanche. An avalanche triggered on Mount Shuksan Wednesday ...

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014

Hydrologist: Ski now, paddle whitewater later

WINTERSPORTS -- Hold on to your spray skirts, kayakers.  The ski-snowshoe-snowboard season is not yet over. This week's weather foray into 70-degree temperatures isn't enough to trigger the big spring ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014

Stevens Pass Ski Area reports record season

WINTERSPORTS -- More than 406,000 guests visited Stevens Pass ski area last winter making 2013-14 its largest season since visits have been electronically tracked.  While much of the West Coast saw below ...

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

‘That’s a wrap!’ at most ski areas

WINTERSPORTS -- Bob Legasa caught a photo of this happy crowd of skiers getting in their last licks on the sunny slopes of Schweitzer Mountain Resort Sunday.  Most of the ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014

FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014

TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014


Free cross-country ski day in Methow Valley

WINTER SPORTS -- The Methow Valley Sport Trails Association and community partners are sponsoring a free cross-country ski day on Friday, March 14 for people to explore the region's most expansive and varied ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014

THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014

MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014


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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