Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 63° Cloudy
Sports >  Outdoors

Reader photo: A very mixed Christmas

Climbers Bryson Williams and Nick Sweeney had a very mixed Christmas Eve climbing the east side of Big Rock in the Rocks of Sharon-Iller Creek Conservation Area on Dec. 24, 2017.

“We climbed the route in two pitches mostly dry tooling but getting occasional solid sticks in hard packed snow and ice,” Williams said in an email.

Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published in our weekly print edition and browse our archive of past reader submissions online at

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Active Person

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.