Stories tagged: mount spokane
Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
The Miss Spokane was christened in 1917 with elaborate ceremonies on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Unfortunately, the vessel immediately proved disappointing “because it did not develop the speed necessary to compete …
Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
A photo caption in Thursday’s outdoors section may have led some readers to believe that winter camping on Mount Spokane is allowed with no caveats.
Fri., Oct. 11, 2019
State Sno-Park permits will go on sale Nov. 1, with new simplified rules.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
After about 74 acres of land were cleared for new ski runs that opened in December, the Lands Council’s Old Growth Hike shifted focus from advocating against the expansion to …
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
Jane Patten took this photo of Linea Jantz riding on Mount Spokane’s Trail 140. Colorful fireweed lines the trail.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019
Family of otters takes up residence near Cheney.
Mon., July 29, 2019
Huckleberries are ripening, sending berry hounds to the hills.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
Taking a hike on Mount Spokane should be on every local’s bucket list.
Mon., March 25, 2019
Morning skiers knocking out a lap or two on Mount Spokane before work will find it hard to make their 9 a.m. meetings next season.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019
Rich Landers took this photo of a whitetail doe near Mount Spokane recently.
Sat., March 2, 2019
Cris Currie has been president of Friends of Mount Spokane for more than 20 years. He knows the place backward and forward and has channeled that passion into a 247-page …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Civic leaders asked the Spokane County commissioners for $3,500 to complete the road to Mt. Spokane.
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
The Spokane Nordic Ski Association is hosting a Junior National Qualifier race Saturday and Sunday at Mount Spokane.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
It’s not often that newbies and top athletes share the same course. Except that’s par for the course at the Spokane Langlauf cross-country ski race.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019
Feel free to hit your snooze button.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019
Missing the freedom of a three-day weekend? Or, perhaps you’re feeling oppressed by the heavy cloud cover and impending snow storm.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Beginners and experienced skiers headed to Mount Spokane on Sunday to try cross-country skiing and skijoring, where up to two dogs can pull their owner down a trail.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
The author of a book uncovering Spokane’s rich skiing history will give a free presentation Jan. 17 starting at 7 p.m.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Sno-Park permits go on sale today. The permits are required to park in designated parking lots with access for cross-country skiing, skijoring, snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoeing, tubing and other winter …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
Mount Spokane got a dusting of snow overnight.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
With winter just around the corner, the Spokane Nordic Ski Association has started trail preparation on Mount Spokane.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
The Lands Council will lead a hike up Mount Spokane on Saturday to examine the work being done as part of the Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park expansion. The …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said deputies rescued a hiker who spent Monday night lost in the woods on Mount Spokane.
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018
Michelle Townshend teaches immigrant and refugee students at Mount Spokane high school. On March 15, her class ventured into the woods to go snowshoeing as part of the Lands Councils …
Wed., April 4, 2018
Grooming ended at Mount Spokane’s Cross Country ski park, Saturday.
Sat., March 3, 2018
Legend has it that Eskimos have anywhere from 50 to 400 words for “snow.” A linguist will tell you this isn’t exactly true. But it makes sense that arctic peoples …
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018
Groups will be able to reserve the Vista House, on the peak of Mount Spokane, starting February 21.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
It’s 2019 and we’re skiing Chair 6 at
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
No one walks to the lifts from the parking lot thinking it could happen to them.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
In recent years every ski area within a two-hour drive from Spokane has expanded terrain, added lifts, cut new runs or built new facilities. Most mountains have since shifted their …