When skiers dismount the Swift Current chairlift at Montana’s Big Sky resort, they encounter – lodged deep into the snow – a placard bearing a panoramic view of Lone Peak from the mind’s eye of James Niehues.
About a decade ago in British Columbia, on Dylan Currie’s very first day of backcountry skiing, another group of skiers set off an avalanche from above that partially buried one of his partners, causing him to break his leg.
While skijoring behind dogs is becoming more popular in cross-country skiing venues, getting towed around an oval track, through slalom gates and over jumps by a spirited horse takes the sport to another level.
The Snake River is probably the best bet now for steelhead fishermen. The Grande Ronde is still frozen except for a few pockets that might be fishable. The Clearwater has dropped some since the rain last week and color is good.
Some of the most coveted summer outdoor adventures and camping opportunities across the USA and Canada need to be planned in the chill of winter. The first wave of Pacific Crest Trail long-distance permits for hikes longer than 500 miles will be available starting Tuesday at pcta.org.
“Because I’m stupid,” said Dave Morrow, anticipating the question. The angler had no better reason than that for leaving his warm house in Spokane during the recent cold snap. The temperature was minus 7 degrees when he, and his son Jeremy, left town and drove to the Snake River to cast from shore for steelhead.
Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S.
Winter isn’t an offseason for dedicated bicyclists. While recreational riders might be training for spring indoors on rollers, delivery and messenger service riders are still finding two wheels the most cost-effective, healthy and efficient way to get the job done.
Math is really hard work for me, but I’ve always enjoyed physics. Some physicists who write have a knack for making the complex simple to help you understand their universe, such as how Einstein’s famous equation E=MC2 explains why if a baseball is thrown at you hard enough, it will knock you down. That’s why I couldn’t resist ordering The Physics of Skiing: Skiing at the Triple Point, by David Lind and Scott P. Sanders.
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney has received a new letter from President Trump's election integrity commission requesting Idaho voter data, and this time it includes new assurances that none ...