OUTDOOR CLUBS -- The history of the Spokane Mountaineers will be featured in this week's Wednesdays in the Woods program starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Riverside State Park Bowl & Pitcher Amphitheater overlooking the Spokane River.
Mountaineers historian Chic Burge will discuss the club's 100 years of activities in the region's mountains and beyond.
Founded in 1915 by a group of librarians who loved to hike, the club has grown to incorporate an wide range of activities for members of all ages (15 and up) and abilities, including backpacking, day hiking, bicycling, snowshoeing, paddling skiing and climbing of all varieties.
The club also holds annual schools and clinics on mountaineering backpacking and other activities and has an active conservation committee.
After the presentation, Washington Trails Association and mountaineers members will lead an evening hike along the banks of the Spokane River. Bring water and snacks for the stroll, plus a camera in case we spot wildlife.
- Discover Pass is required for parking.