MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014


Avalanche warning for Mount Rainier, Cascades

WINTERSPORTS -- It's spring, but wintery conditions still have a hold on the Cascades. The National Weather Service is warning of avalanches on the west slopes of the Cascades in ...

FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 2013

THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 2013

MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 2013

MONDAY, AUG. 26, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 13, 2013

Thunder storms put hikers in hot spot

WILDERNESS -- I'm just back from four electrifying days of backpacking in the Glacier Peak Wilderness, catching up old news for which I had a front row seat. Mudslides bury ...

TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013

MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013

Climate change not kind to kindly pikas

WILDLIFE -- Researchers are documenting how climate change is dealing a skimpy hand to the chipper pika, the "rock rabbits" of the high mountain talus slopes, as reported in this ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2012

TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012


You didn’t put your skis away yet, did you?

OUTDOOR WEATHER -- It's June 6, 2012, and the folks at Schwetizer Mountain Resort above Sandpoint are reporting ... SNOW.  Check out the mountain's video weather report about a twist that's ...

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 ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2011

TUESDAY, NOV. 23, 2010

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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