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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

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THURSDAY, FEB. 20, 2014


Epic snow conditions at area ski resorts

WINTER SPORTS -- Storms that have rendered the region's mountains sketchy for winter travel because of avalanche danger are leaving the controlled slopes of area ski resorts with stellar snow ...


Another powder skier suffocates in tree well

WINTER SPORTS -- It happened last week at Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana, and now another report from Wednesday of a Washington skier without a partner falling into a powder ...

MONDAY, FEB. 10, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 28, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22, 2014

Outdoor Retailer groups demo new winter gear

WINTER SPORTS -- The annual Outdoor Retailer winter expo brings out the latest outdoor gear for a show in Salt Lake City. There's cool stuff to explore, and  Interior Secretary ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

Montana ski resorts smothered in powder

WINTER SPORTS -- While much of the West suffers for lack of snow, Montana is flush with powder. An AP news story today notes that the state has an above-normal ...

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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