Stories tagged: trail angels
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013, 6:10 a.m.
Local trail angel: Holly Weiler walks the talk
Holly Weiler, 34, has a trail addiction. If she’s not hiking, running, pedaling or skiing trails, she’s building or maintaining them. Her enthusiasm extends to collecting pulaskis and other trail …
Sun., June 30, 2013
Local Trail Angel: Lynn Smith
Lynn Smith, 64, takes as much pride in the region’s public lands as he does in his Hayden-area backyard. During the Spokane Mountaineers’ Wednesday evening hikes he’s led for 15 …
Sun., May 5, 2013, 5:57 a.m.
Local Trail Angel: Peter Jantz digs for downhill mountain bikers
The caretaker at Camp Sekani digs his job beyond the call of duty. Peter Jantz, 33, moved into the Spokane City Parks facility at the foot of Beacon Hill in …
Sun., April 28, 2013, 1:44 a.m.
Picking favorite hike difficult choice for author
“What’s your favorite hike?” Being a guidebook author who’s explored Inland Northwest trails for more than three decades, I’m regularly asked that question by hikers.
Sun., April 28, 2013, 1:14 a.m.
Local Trail Angel: Mark Pinch
A choice natural area preserve for hikers was preserved with the help of a man who makes his living securing choice areas for development.
Sun., April 21, 2013, 12:03 a.m.
Local trail angels: Vic and Robbi Castleberry
Vic and Robbi Castleberry have been stalwarts of Spokane land and river conservation for a half a century. Perhaps none of their causes stands so tall for the public as …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2012, 7:08 a.m.
Downhill mountain bikers challenge trail planning at Mount Spokane
Mount Spokane State Park staff and volunteers didn’t understand the gravity of the situation during recent years of planning and work to reroute multiuse trails. A niche of mountain bikers …
Sun., June 24, 2012
Trail Angels: adding value to McKenzie Conservation Area
He showed up at the trailhead with the usual things you’d bring for a hike: a small daypack, snacks, water. But the tree-pruning shears set him apart.
Sun., May 20, 2012
Back Country Horsemen tend Pend Oreille park trails
Land managers were in high gear last week, working to get Inland Northwest campgrounds open for Memorial Day weekend, which traditionally ushers out the season’s first big wave of outdoor …
Sun., May 20, 2012
Local Trail Angels: Back Country Horsemen
Along with similar groups in Idaho and Montana, Back Country Horsemen of Washington was founded in 1976 by trail- riding horsemen dedicated to preserving the rights of people to use …