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Backcountry skiers detail choice destinations

At an elevation of about 10,900 feet, the Beartooth Pass offers early- and late-season backcountry skiing opportunities.  (Casey Riffe / Billings Gazettte)
At an elevation of about 10,900 feet, the Beartooth Pass offers early- and late-season backcountry skiing opportunities. (Casey Riffe / Billings Gazettte)

WINTERSPORTS -- Get a taste for backcountry skiing in a free program sponsored by the Spokane Mountaineers at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Mountain Gear Headquarters, 6021 E Mansfield in Spokane Valley.

Club members will present "Backcountry skiing in and beyond the Inland Northwest," focusing on where and when to go and planning tips.



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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