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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Betsy Z. Russell

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Women-Only Ski Instruction Available At Most Area Resorts

Former Olympic ski racer Tamara McKinney never had any trouble keeping up with the boys. But now that she conducts ski clinics across the country, she's found that sometimes the most effective way to teach women to ski is without the boys around.

Infants Needn’t Cause Uphill Battle When You Want A Day On The Slopes

When I was expecting my first child, several outdoorsy friends expressed surprised that someone with so many active interests would want something as limiting as a baby. Wrong! Having little kids doesn't mean that folks can't ski. In fact, skiing is one of the most baby- and child-friendly sports, believe it or not.

To Foil Ski Or Snowboard Theft, Check Them In Or Lock Them Up

The snowboarders at 49 Degrees North have got it figured out. "They carry big ol' chains, and chain 'em to the deck rail," says the ski resort's general manager, Denny Burmeister. "They've got some chains out there that'd hold logs on a truck."