Posts tagged: water sports
WATER SPORTS – Get the basics on Stand Up Paddleboarding in a free staff-presented program at REI on Thursday, 7 p.m.
WATERFALLS — It's been a great, wet spring to experience the power waterfalls from the Spokane River in downtown Spokane to Palouse Falls near the Snake River and many more.
I've written about the some of the hiking possibilities for many of these falls, including those on BLM land at Hog Canyon (near Fishtrap Lake) and Rock Creek/Escure Ranch.
How about a canoe trip to visit the small but intimate Exley Falls at Horseshoe Lake in Pend Oreille County?
The lake's public access is managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, so a Discover Pass is required, or the Vehicle Access Pass that comes with a hunting and fishing license.
BOATING — Wet Dream is out, Dream Weaver is in. Popular names for boats are changing with the times, according to the 22nd annual survey of the most popular boat names by Boat Owners Association of the United States.
“A boat name reflects the life and loves of the owner,” says Occoless Trotter of the BoatUS Boat Graphics department in Alexandria, Virginia, which helps boaters design their own boat names. “But, it’s hard to sum it all up with just a few words.”
The boat owners group has been tallying the Top Ten Boat Names List for more than two decades.
This year's list of Top Ten Boat Names follows:
WATER SPORTS — Any you thought jet skis were anoying.
WATER SPORTS — Wintersport Ski Bike & Board is organizing a huge water sports demo day at Newman Lake Resort on Friday.
Liquid Force pros Arron Reed & Bob Soven will be on hand as well as Liberty Lake Mastercraft.
Visitors can try new 2011 products from HO, Hyperlite, and Liquid force.
To liven it up, there'll be a DJ, live music, raffle shwag and free pizza.
Space is limited; pre-registration required. Call for more details 509-328-2030