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Don’t give up on the Nordic skiing season

Lauren Potyk and other teen skiers showed the old timers how to go with the flow of unseasonably warm weather on Mount Spokane during the 37th annual Spokane Langlauf cross-country citizens race on Feb. 8, 2015. (Rich Landers)
Lauren Potyk and other teen skiers showed the old timers how to go with the flow of unseasonably warm weather on Mount Spokane during the 37th annual Spokane Langlauf cross-country citizens race on Feb. 8, 2015. (Rich Landers)

WINTERSPORTS -- Washington still offers decent opportunities for cross-country skiing, despite last week's record high temperatures and rain.

One benefit of the unseasonably warm weather:  the roads to the ski areas such as Mount Spokane are bare.




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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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