Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014


MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014


Volunteer for Palisades Park cleanup Saturday

TRAILS – Volunteers are needed for the annual Palisades Park Cleanup starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Meet at the intersection of Greenwood, Rimrock and Basalt roads. A tailgate party ...

SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014

Mineral Ridge Trail a quick fix for hikers

HIKING -- David Taylor, who's already sampled some of the region's choice early season trails, made an early morning hike today on the Mineral Ridge Trail, which starts from the ...

FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014

BLM opens Escure Ranch road to Towell Falls

PUBLIC LANDS -- The gate has been opened temporarily at Escure Ranch to allow motor vehicles to drive the road less than three miles into Towell Falls, the U.S. Bureau of ...


Wenaha River trail in full bloom for hikers

BACKPACKING -- This has been a perfect week to backpack the Wenaha River trail into the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness. Here's what Paul Knowles, Spokane County Parks planner, had to say after ...

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

Deep Creek hike has potential for discovery

HIKING -- My story about the visual pleasures of day hiking in April was published in the Sunday Outdoors section.  One of the hikes mentioned was Deep Creek Canyon in Riverside ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014


Hikers find forest trails still plugged with snow

HIKING -- April is prime time for exploring lowland river trails or routes through Eastern Washington's scablands. Here are just a few suggestions, with details in the guidebook, Day Hiking Eastern ...

THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014

Dishman Hills trail project needs volunteers

TRAILS -- There's still time to join group that's reworking a trail in the Dishman Hills Natural Area on Sunday, March 30. The Washington Trails Association is teaming with the ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014


SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 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 ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014

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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