Stories tagged: skiing
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
Spokane’s local gear shop will help you make the transition from resort skiing to backcountry shredding.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 5 a.m.
Over the past year Mike Brede has been on a very specific, and difficult, mission.
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
Dozens of people with varying ability levels gathered on the shores of Clear Lake for the St. Luke’s annual Ski Fest.
Fri., June 15, 2018, 6 a.m.
Mike Brede headed to North Idaho on Sunday and Tuesday in search of snow. He’d been watching the weather and thought there was a good chance there would be some …
Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
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Mon., April 23, 2018, 1:26 p.m.
It’s the winter that just won’t end.
Fri., April 20, 2018, 1:16 p.m.
Ski uphill Saturday in the first annual
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Idaho on Tuesday approved a plan by Bogus Basin Recreation Association officials that involves building a water-storage dam and putting in underground pipes to make artificial snow for consistent pre-Christmas …
Fri., April 6, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Last week I didn’t write nice things about spring’s arrival as winter continued to roar in the mountains. Spring was feckless. Winter was bold. The outcome of this confrontation was …
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort broke an all time resort snowfall record Wednesday.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 1:44 p.m.
Spring tends to arrive in the inland northwest as a timid introvert. The emerging season lets winter push it around.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
The last time he’d been down these slopes very well may have been three decades ago.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 3:38 p.m.
The summer of my junior year in high school, I found myself presented with an impossible offer. Play pickup basketball with the Gonzaga basketball team.
Fri., March 23, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
The weather on Sunday featured servings of cold and cool, snow and rain, with a side of overcast. It wasn’t necessarily a tempting menu for spring skiing.
Thu., March 22, 2018, 5:25 a.m.
Within two minutes of leaving the car, I was sweating. And not only from the exertion of skinning up Mount Spokane. The sun was to blame, too.
UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
Back-to-back nor’easters that have pounded New England have given ski resorts a late-season blast of their life’s blood, luring skiers and snowboarders to the slopes, and allowing smaller ski areas …
Fri., March 16, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
Just in case no one had warned you, be aware that today marks the Ides of March. “Beware the Ides of March” were words of caution offered by a soothsayer …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
Sofia Goggia and Lindsey Vonn each have something to celebrate when their season-long rivalry in downhill concludes. Goggia followed up her Olympic downhill gold by claiming the season-long World Cup …
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Michigan-based Boyne Resorts has reached an agreement to assume ownership of six ski resorts that it’s operating under long-term lease agreements. The deal includes covers Brighton Resort near Salt Lake …
Fri., March 9, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
Getting caught in an avalanche is a terrifying way to get killed while skiing or riding. But it’s more likely you could meet your demise from a threat less spectacular.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 2:41 p.m.
A snowboarder and skier died on Mt. Bachelor in separate incidents on the same day after each fell into holes at the base of trees and were covered by snow, …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Lindsey Vonn has said repeatedly that these would be the last Winter Games of her career. Her U.S. teammate – and heir apparent – Mikaela Shiffrin jokes about whether Vonn …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
A skiing and riding season is ultimately remembered by its epic snowstorms. Such an occasion occurred over the course of last weekend.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 12:56 p.m.
If you hate corporate ski playgrounds, you just might love Red Mountain Resort.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
Twin brothers finishing 1-2 in an Olympic skiing event, one hour after the gold-medal winner’s wife delivered the couple’s first son a continent away? It would have seemed far too …
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
One snowy day long ago, the explorers Lewis and Clark got lost as they trekked through the mountains of Montana.
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
Lindsey Vonn’s first Olympic race in eight years included one very late and obvious error that she used to explain why she tied for sixth place in the super-G. She …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 11:07 p.m.
Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic made a stunning run to take the Olympic super-G title. A mistake cost Lindsey Vonn a spot on the podium. Ledecka also is a …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
For 80 years, the Mount Spokane Ski Patrol (MSSP) has fielded a group of volunteers dedicated to keeping the mountain safe.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:38 p.m.
Frida Hansdotter held off the conservative-skiing Mikaela Shiffrin and the rest of a tightly bunched field to win the Olympic slalom title Friday at the Pyeongchang Games.