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Outdoors blog Salmo-Priest Wilderness archive

SATURDAY, SEPT. 3, 2016

THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014

Penstamen blooms on the rocks on a ridge in the Salmo-Priest Wilderness overlooking Watch Lake and Gypsy Peak, the highest mountain in Eastern Washington. (Rich Landers)

GU students go wild in Salmo-Priest film

WILDERNESS –An short film about the 43,348-acre Salmo-Priest Wilderness produced by the Friends of the Salmo-Priest will be shown with another film in a free event on Wednesday April 30, 7 p.m., at the Gonzaga University Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The friends group, led by...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2013

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2011

Penstamen blooms on the rocks on a ridge in the Salmo-Priest Wilderness overlooking Watch Lake and Gypsy Peak, the highest mountain in Eastern Washington. (Rich Landers)

Today it's even more peaceful at Gypsy Peak 

HIKING -- Today is the first day of the annual late-summer closure of several roads leading to prime recreation areas in the Sullivan Lake Ranger District of the Colville National Forest. The closures were instituted in the 1980s to reduce human disturbance in prime grizzly...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011

Hikers break into the open area near the top of Hall Mountain above Sullivan Lake on a  day trip led by Conservation Northwest volunteers.  (Rich Landers)

Volunteers giving TLC to popular trails

PUBLIC LANDS - More volunteers are needed for upcoming outings that combine learning traditional skills and the camaraderie of group camping with maintaining popular northeastern Washington trails. Three projects organized by the Washington Trails Association and Conservation Northwest include: Bead Lake Trail, June 25-27. Salmo-Priest...

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THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011

Jane Baker, right, coaches Washington Trails Association volunteers Jeff Hugus, left, and Randy Greyerbiehl as they saw a log off the Shedroof Divide Trail. The volunteers spent last weekend clearing more than 80 blowdowns off a two-mile section in the Colville National Forest. (The Spokesman-Review)

Volunteer for trail work from Liberty Lake to Salmo-Priest

PUBLIC LANDS – The Washington Trails Association once again is organizing projects to build or maintain popular non-motorized trails in northeastern Washington, from Spokane Valley to the Salmo-Priest Wilderness. The group projects range from one-day stints to week-long volunteer vacation projects that culminate in great...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011

Hikers plan scenic vacations around maintaining trails

TRAILS -- The Salmo-Priest Wilderness is on the Washington Trails Association's list of 10 signature projects for trail construction and maintenance in 2011. That means the little wilderness gem in northeastern Washington and a slice of North Idaho will be a destination for volunteers devoting...

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