Rich Landers

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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TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 6:30 A.M.

Plan now for summer recreation permits, reservations

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...

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Recent Blog Posts

TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 8 A.M.

Boiler plate snow cover tough on wildlife

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The wind-packed or sun-crusted snow blanketing much of the region delivers one of the most difficult conditions for wintering birds and a wildlife. Crusty snow with mild temper...

TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 6 A.M.

Kendall Yards gathering celebrates hitting the trail

OUTDOOR RECREATION – An “All Out Trail Celebration” involving more than 30 outdoor community organizations will be held at the Kendall Yards Welcome Center on Saturday, Jan. 28, organized by REI. C...

MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 2:26 P.M.

Mount Rainier wilderness permit system moving online

NATIONAL PARKS -- Backpackers and climbers who want to camp in wilderness areas of Mount Rainier National Park, including along the popular Wonderland Trail, will be able to submit reservation requ...

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