Outdoors

SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014

Graham Mountain hike overlooks Silver Valley

HIKING -- It's called Coal Creek Trail No. 41, leading up, steeply up in some places, roughly 6 miles from the North Fork Coeur d'Alene River road to Graham Mountain, elev. 5727 ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014

Photo:A fine day to climb Rainier

CLIMBING -- Climbing Mount Rainier with the Spokane Mountaineers clearly was a perfect way to celebrate the first day of summer.  This group beat the odds and made it to the top. ...

MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

Spokane Mountaineers take another group higher

CLIMBING -- More than 50 students and instructors followed the steps of tradition to the top of Stevens Peak last weekend during the annual Spokane Mountaineers Mountain School overnight snow practice near ...

SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014

FRIDAY, OCT. 18, 2013

Spokane Mountaineers more than a climbing club

OUTDOOR GROUPS -- The Spokane Mountaineers, an outdoors club that's been exploring the region's mountains, waters and trails for nearly a century, will describe their activities in the annual Meet the ...

SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2013

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013

SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013

Overhaul begins on trails in Dishman Hills Natural Area

CONSERVATION -- About 200 volunteers chipped in today to start a major revamping of the Dishman Hills Natural Area trail system. Groups such as the Spokane Mountaineers and Gonzaga University student programs turned out ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8, 2012

MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012

Dishman Hills to get TLC; join the group

WHAT: Dishman Hills Natural Area Cleanup, sponsored by REI. WHEN: April 22, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. WHERE: Dishman Hills Natural Area, Camp Caro, 625 S. Sargent Road, Spokane Valley WHO: Community ...

MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012

Mountaineer mudders sponsor mountain biking clinic

CYCLING -- Registration for the 2012 Spokane Mountaineers Mountain Bike Skills Clinic is open. Although the clinic at Riverside State Park isn't until June 9-10, the class is limited to 30 -- and more ...

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012

MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2012

Program: Hike, bike and paddle in China, Turkey

 ADVENTURING -- Spokane Mountaineer Connie Connelly is set to share highlights of recent far-flung outdoor trips in a free slide show program tonight. Follow Connelly biking the rice paddies of ...

SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2011

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2011

Windy days risky for hiking at Mount Spokane

MOUNTAIN WEATHER -- "Today I hiked down to the Spokane Mountaineers chalet (near the cross-country ski trails) through knee-deep snow," said Holly Weiler, a club member and diehard hiker. "Then I ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 15, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011

Mount Spokane trail project volunteers needed

STATE PARKS -- After years of effort and the approval of a park master plan, the coast is clear for organized volunteer groups to work with park managers to re-route and improve the ...

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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