Stories tagged: hiking
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
It’s a worn and torn cliché with numerous iterations:
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
I rather assumed that being fickle was just part of my female constitution.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 6 a.m.
Although the snow may be flying and the air may be frigid, the Friends of the Scotchman Peaks organization is still leading hikes into the wilds of North Idaho and …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Neither Dad nor I owned this particular piece of property, but we considered it ours, and it was doubtful any others received or gave back as much as we. We …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9 p.m.
2018: The year outdoors
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
The most read outdoor stories of 2018 presented chronologically.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
2018: Outdoor transitions
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Feats of outdoor bravery, skill and persistence were achieved in 2018.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 11:24 a.m.
Want to hike at Stevens Creek but not sure whether to bring gaiters, snowshoes or just plain boots? Or, worried that it’s too crowded? Check out Spokane County’s live video …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Over more than 30 years devoted to exploring, hiking, documenting and publishing throughout the Northwest, Craig Romano of Mount Vernon has become perhaps the top expert on Washington trails. His …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
If views, a vigorous (but short) hike and crisp air appeal, the 3-mile round-trip Quartzite Trail is the perfect way to burn through your post-Thanksgiving stupor.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will lead a hike on Black Friday as part of the national OptOutside movement started by REI four years ago.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
Explore 120 acres that may be added to the Big Rock area of the Dishman Hills Conservation Area, Sunday
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Her first overnight backpacking trip. The first time she’d hiked more than 10 miles in one go. A cross-country adventure with a man she’d been dating for less than a …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 5 a.m.
While autumn leaves are falling this month, trails are blooming at the 518-acre
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
A busy season of trail work and maintenance is winding to a close in the Spokane area.
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Fall is a fine time for hiking as well as planning next season’s trips. New guidebooks devoted to trails and adventuring published this season feature expert insight on getting to …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
A new wave of affinity groups and meetups for people of color have drawn growing numbers of trekkers, backpackers and outdoor enthusiasts. Facebook and Instagram posts feature photos of Asian …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 5 a.m.
Seventy-five years ago, a B-23 Dragon bomber crashed on the south shore of Idaho’s Loon Lake in the middle of winter. The eight men aboard all survived – some waiting …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 5:15 p.m.
Authorities say an avid hiker who was missing in western Washington state after becoming disoriented by hazy wildfire smoke has been located.
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
After 17 hours on the trail, the group stumbled through their self-determined finish line at Schweitzer Mountain Resort on July 29.
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 6 a.m.
Learn about this region’s dramatic geologic history during a guided hike Aug. 18.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 5 a.m.
While considered rough and rustic living by some, for seasoned backpackers the Snow Peak Cabin’s many amenities offer a taste of the glamping high life within the heart of Washington’s …
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 3:27 p.m.
Standing along the edge of the Spokane River, just downstream of Post Falls, Bryan Myers has a grand vision.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 3:31 a.m.
Buck Alderman just doesn’t get it. On Tuesday the Post Falls resident hiked up Scotchman Peak northeast of Clark Fork, Idaho. On the way up a group of mountain goats …
Thu., July 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
Instead of fireworks, many Spokane recreationists celebrated the Fourth of July basking in nature’s beauty
Many Spokane recreationists beat the crowds and noise of the Fourth of July by heading into the wilderness.
Tue., July 3, 2018, 1:25 p.m.
The Glenrose trailhead, 3701 S. Thierman Road in the Dishman Hills Natural Area, is closed as Spokane County starts trailhead construction.
Sun., July 1, 2018, 3:57 a.m.
An injury slows me down forcing a slower pace of outdoor travel.
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
If you’re hunting for wildflowers and an inspirational experience at Mount St. Helens, now’s the time to hit trail 230A, which ascends the ridge on the east side of Coldwater …
Sat., June 9, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
From the slopes of Mount Adams and across much of the West, there’s growing concern that social media may be playing a role in the increasing number of mountaineering accidents.