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Outdoors blog archive for May 24, 2016

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016

Melissa Arnot (Eddie Bauer)

Melissa Arnot climbs into Mount Everest record book

MOUNTAINEERING -- Professional climber Melissa Arnot, 32, on Monday became the first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest and survive the descent without supplemental oxygen, according to Outside Online. Arnot's ascent of the 29,035-foot peak’s northeast ridge from Tibet marked her sixth...

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Cabela's in Post Falls lured 58 humans and one dog to don lifejackets on May  21 to celebrate Ready, Set, Wear It!
 (Kristi Blaver)

Giving life jackets a plug

WATERSPORTS -- As a reminder for the spike in boating activity for the Memorial Day Weekend, the Post Falls Cabela's store joined the sixth annual Ready, Set, Wear It! campaign to encourage boaters to wear life jackets while on the water. "We had participants come…

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