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Pre-season ski swaps great for gearing up

Todd Crossett, of Sandpoint, loads his shopping cart with skis, boots and poles as he searches for bargains  at the 2007 Mount Spokane Ski Patrol Ski Swap at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. He was shopping for two families that included seven people. 
 (Photos by DAN PELLE / The Spokesman-Review)
Todd Crossett, of Sandpoint, loads his shopping cart with skis, boots and poles as he searches for bargains at the 2007 Mount Spokane Ski Patrol Ski Swap at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. He was shopping for two families that included seven people. (Photos by DAN PELLE / The Spokesman-Review)

WINTERSPORTS – Used equipment and new but year-old products will be coming out of closets and warehouses for great deals at annual ski- and winter-gear swaps in the next two week.

The following fundraisers help finance area ski patrols and racing groups:



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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