SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016, 6:30 P.M.
Guided snowshoeing hikes as close to town as Newman Lake and Mount Spokane and as far as Sherman Pass are being offered this season through Spokane Parks and Recreation Department.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 6:01 P.M.
HIKING – Dishman Hills Conservancy members are leading a winter hike into the Rocks of Sharon on Saturday, likely through several inches of cold, beautiful snow. The group will depart …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 6 A.M.
Being a hiking and paddling guidebook author, I was interviewed recently by a magazine writer. Her first question: “What’s the most important tip you can offer people heading outdoors for …
SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2016, 4:12 A.M.
Jeff Garmire of Vancouver, Washington, hiked America’s three iconic long-distance routes – the Appalachian, Pacific Crest and Continental Divide trails – this year.
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 2:11 A.M.
The scenery, wildlife, skills and pucker factor of outdoor adventure will grace the big screen at the Bing Crosby Theater next weekend. Fresh from the 41st annual Banff Mountain Film …
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 9:11 A.M.
Kittitas County authorities have suspended a search for a Pacific Crest Trail hiker who was last seen nearly a month ago.
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 11:13 A.M.
On a chilly September morning, a few hundred feet off the popular but deteriorating Talapus Lake Trail near Snoqualmie Pass, Jon Nishimura wielded his shovel and a smile.
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 11:04 A.M.
Searchers in Yakima and Kittitas counties are still searching for a Pacific Crest Trail hiker who was last seen nearly three weeks ago.
THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2016, 7 A.M.
Climbing to the summit of Oregon’s third-tallest peak is supposed to be a wilderness experience, as the South Sister Climber Trail is located in the Three Sisters Wilderness. But when …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 1:40 A.M.
WINTERSPORTS – Snowmobilers and other winter outdoor enthusiasts have a new place to warm up in the mountains north of Sandpoint. Two dozen students from the University of Idaho’s College …
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 2:23 A.M.
The steep, eroded gouge in the earth is history and a new rerouted section of Trail 65 is ushering hikers to the top of Scotchman Peak, a popular North Idaho …
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 2 A.M.
On July 29, two Spokane Mountaineers departed after work to drive 670 miles overnight to Pinedale, Wyoming, where they left their car, and boarded a shuttle vehicle for more than …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016, 4:30 A.M.
Diana Roberts knew from her background and training and her recreation on the South Hill trails that the bluffs didn’t just need a weed management plan, they needed a holistic …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016, 3 A.M.
When my friend Ken set eyes on the tea cakes at Assiniboine Lodge deep in the Canadian Rockies, he started drooling.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 6 P.M.
In August 2015, President Barack Obama signed legislation protecting 275,665 acres of the Boulder-White Clouds region as wilderness, ending decades of debate over what should become of the remote central …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 1:46 P.M.
The Cheney-Spokane Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute has several educational programs planned for October, and it’s not too early to sign up for limited spaces on two geologist-led …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2016, 3:29 P.M.
The rugged, wild Owyhee River canyonlands of southern Oregon are remote and easy to put out of mind.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 4 P.M.
On Monday at 3:38 a.m., professional ultrarunner Karl “Speedgoat” Meltzer, 48, emerged from the Appalachian Trail’s southern terminus at Springer Mountain, Ga., to set an
MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2016, 1:23 P.M.
Authorities have located the body of a Portland, Oregon, man who went missing during a planned climb of Colchuck Peak last fall.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 10:50 A.M.
Authorities say a woman has died after falling about 100 feet while hiking on a trail about 30 miles east of Seattle.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 10:48 A.M.
A 20-year-old man who fell off a cliff while hiking in Sunset Bay on the Oregon Coast has been rescued.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 8 A.M.
It’s time for high schoolers to begin thinking about fame, fortune and the great outdoors. The Spokesman-Review once again is joining the Outdoor Writers Association of America in sponsoring contests …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016, 7 P.M.
After much time enjoying the outdoors, from state park campsites to off-trail bushwhacking, it has come to my attention that my fellow outdoor appreciators need some education on using nature …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 5:55 A.M.
A helicopter rescued a badly injured teen off Mount Si after he tumbled 90 feet.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 3, 2016, 4:21 P.M.
Bruce “Buck” Nelson appreciates a good adventure.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 3, 2016, 4:05 P.M.
Being a trail guidebook author who’s explored Inland Northwest trails for more than four decades, I’m regularly asked a question this time of year: “What’s your favorite fall hike?” The …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 3, 2016, 3:45 P.M.
A water-soaked cotton T-shirt has long served runners looking to cheat the heat.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 3:30 A.M.
In September, something magical happens to the hiking trails on the northeast side of Mount Rainier National Park. The crowds disappear.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokane Walking Club had ambitious plans for Labor Day weekend. The members planned to hike 16 miles to the top of Mount Spokane …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 7 P.M.
Sometimes I do not realize where I have been until I’m looking at the pictures later. This is a classic outdoors person mistake, also known as Not-Stopping-To-Smell-The-Bear-Grass.