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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20, 2014

YogaSlackers win 500-mile Expedition Idaho adventure race

ADVENTURE RACING -- A team of three men and a woman covered 500-miles of rugged Panhandle mountain terrain on their feet, bikes and rafts, spiced with rock climbing and other challenges, to win the 2014 Expedition Idaho adventure race last week. Five teams started the...

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2012

Tonight: so many outdoor programs, so little time

From grizzly bears to fly fishing, several interesting outdoors related programs are scheduled tonight in Spokane, plus one biggie for anglers in Sandpoint. It's too bad people have to choose just one to attend. Here's a sampling of the lineup: Fly fishing film helps anglers...


Bhutan trekking show funds opposition to Mt. Spokane ski expansion

Tonight's program on trekking in an exotic land is aimed at funding a local issue at Mount Spokane. Spokane mountaineer John Roskelley will present a program on trekking in Bhutan tonight, 6 p.m., at the Community Building, 35 W. Main. Donations benefit Save Mt. Spokane...

FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2011

Expedition Idaho survivors headed for finish at Silver Mountain

ADVENTURE RACING -- The end is in sight, at least figuratively for competitors in Expedition Idaho, the 6-day adventure race -- 528 miles, 137,000 vertical feet – night and day through North Idaho. "After an unbelievable week, where at times, we never thought we could...

TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2011

Expedition Idaho teams near Hiawatha Trail

ADVENTURE RACING -- I can't report where the coed teams are going in Expedition Idaho, the North Idaho adventure race that started Sunday -- that's a secret that even the racer's don't know until they find their next clue on whether to hike, bike, climb,...

MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2011

Expedition Idaho adventure race underway: 5 days, 400 miles to go

ADVENTURE RACING -- Starting from Silver Mountain, the Expedition Idaho adventure race is off and running/biking/paddling for 500 miles around a mostly uncharted course in North Idaho. Two of the 13 registered teams are less than 50 minutes apart heading into segment three partway through...

THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2011

Countdown to North Idaho adventure race; volunteers needed

ADVENTURE RACING -- Only 10 days remain before the start of Expedition Idaho, the 400-mile uncharted adventure race teams from all over the world will be trying to cover in six days. The photo above shows a course official sampling portion of "the trail." North...

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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