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On an overcast Wednesday morning a group of intrepid hikers met at Indian Canyon Golf Course.
S.S. Murphy claimed that he "did not drink enough to make anyone drunk and am convinced that I was not drunk.”
Spokane-area trail work and maintenance projects are ramping up for the season and organizers are looking for volunteers.
The other day Paul Knowles received a curious call from a startled woman. She was out on a hike when she ran “into a dude in the nude.”
If you're not quite ready to board a flight, but you're itching for a getaway during Memorial Day weekend – or any long weekend – there's plenty to experience just a short and, well, not-so-short drive away.
IDAHO FALLS – Ken Simpson likes adventures.
The U.S. Forest Service has delayed a proposed logging project just outside the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park that the agency said was meant to reduce the risk of fire and improve forest health, but that opponents said would harm habitat for grizzly bears, lynx, pine martens and wolverines.
Although the two trails are separated by a short distance as the magpie flies, they remain unconnected. Bridging the two together would effectively add a nearly 10-mile southward spur to the Centennial Trail, or allow those riding the Fish Lake Trail direct access to the 65-mile Centennial Trail between Nine Mile Falls and Coeur d’Alene.
A mission is an important assignment carried out for political, religious or commercial purposes, typically involving travel. Well, I practically had a religious experience at Scottsdale's the Mission, which involved travel.
One of the longest winters, thanks to a pandemic, is finally over. Folks have been sequestered. Trips have been on hold. The Coeur d'Alene Resort is bridging the gap between spring and summer.
Northrup Canyon near Banks Lake provides spectacular hiking and a lesson in history, ecology and geology.
Trailheads packed. Mountain biking areas flooded. Rivers running wild with rafters, anglers and all others.
For those venturing off the beaten path, be advised – it’s a little crowded out there.
If you took up hiking during the pandemic, you’re not alone. Data from the Outdoor Industry Association indicates that of all the outdoor activities that spiked in popularity between 2019 and 2020, hiking saw the sharpest rise.
Twenty-five will always be a memorable birthday for Gil Tighe.
It's such an old book. My copy is battered, dog-eared and marked with streaks of highlighter."Best Hikes With Dogs: Inland Northwest" has been one of the best resources I've found for hiking this area with Bella.
Early on in Chris Kopczynski’s newly published memoir the Spokane native and renowned alpinist recounts a story about one of his early climbing mentors.
When I was hired by The Spokesman-Review in 1977, fishing and hunting dominated newspaper outdoor writers’ coverage nationwide. But the Pacific Northwest summoned the outdoors beat to an even higher level.
With COVID-19 shuttering most in-person events over the past year, the Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness group has doubled down on winter hiking.
Loyalty potentially pays. If you drive to one of the nine Maverik gas stations in Spokane or anywhere in the Intermountain West, perhaps you'll be rewarded with a new automobile and much more. That's what recently happened to Johnathan Holguin. The limitations for Holguin's old minivan with high mileage were severe.