Stories tagged: nordic skiing
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.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
Cross-country ski for free on the Ferry County Rail Trail on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
The 28th annual Best Hand Fun Ski and Snowshoe Event is scheduled for Jan. 5 at the 4th of July Pass Recreation area in Idaho. Check-in time is 10:30-11:30 a.m. …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
With winter just around the corner, the Spokane Nordic Ski Association has started trail preparation on Mount Spokane.
Wed., April 4, 2018
Grooming ended at Mount Spokane’s Cross Country ski park, Saturday.
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018
Last weekend was a good weekend for cross-country skiers in Washington but bad for my leg muscles.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
Methow Trails is hosting a free Nordic ski day, Friday, January 26.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018
WINTERSPORTS – The 27th annual Best Hand Fun Ski and Snowshoe Event is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 6. at the 4th of July Pass Recreation area in Idaho. Check-in time …
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
With good early season conditions 21 miles of nordic ski trails opened in the Methow Valley this week. The groomed trails are available for both skate and classic skiing.
Sun., June 18, 2017
For 17 years, Mount Spokane State Park has been blessed, according to numerous testimonials, with a manager who’s handled user issues and conflicts as deftly as he’s dealt with power …
Sat., May 27, 2017
Marshall Greene, a Spokane native, had won the annual Pole Pedal Paddle out of Bend, Oregon, plenty of times before, but never like this. Greene held a slight lead in …
Thu., March 23, 2017
Mount Spokane is not a world-class peak, a 14er or one of the Seven Summits. It’s not even the highest mountain in Eastern Washington. But it serves a monumental role …
Fri., March 3, 2017
Winning the Langlauf 10K cross country ski race at Mount Spokane on Feb. 12 was a highlight of Brett Ford’s competitive career, but it was not the most important day …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017
Three popular annual events at Mount Spokane State Park for Nordic skiers and snowshoers are coming up in February.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017
Cheap Nordic skiing lessons, an off-trail tour and the Donut Dash are featured attractions in the fourth annual Winterfest on Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Mount Spokane State Park.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016
A Spokane nordic skier and his dogs have qualified for the big-leagues of skijoring.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016
Two youth cross-country skiing camps are being organized for learning skate and classic techniques over the holiday break at Mount Spokane State Park.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016
The number of bald eagles arriving for the annual congregation at Lake Coeur d’Alene has more than doubled in a week.
Wed., March 23, 2016
As he has all winter, John Drumm was staffing the
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016
For 36 years, the Spokane Langlauf has made a statement about cross-country skiing. Active outdoor winter pursuits get people out of the house, but nothing does it in a more …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
George Bryant was lured into coaching Spokane Nordic’s Junior Racing Team 11 years ago when his two children became interested in competitive cross-country skiing. He’s continued as the team’s head …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
A flurry of competitive and participatory cross-country skiing events are coming up this month in the Inland Northwest.
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016
About 50 people, many members of the Palouse Divide Nordic Ski Club, packed up their skis last weekend and met at the Palouse Divide Park-n-Ski area in the St. Joe …
Wed., Nov. 25, 2015
Blowdown trees from the Nov. 17 windstorm are affecting roads and trails throughout the region’s forests as well as Mount Spokane State Park.
Sun., April 12, 2015
The biggest peak in Spokane’s backyard is so familiar, yet so unknown. The number of people informed that it was Mount Baldy before being renamed Mount Spokane in 1912 could …
Sun., March 22, 2015
Ben Stone, a seventh-grader at Sacajawea Middle School, is taking his golf game to Augusta National during the Masters. Stone, 13, is one of 10 finalists in the boys 12-13-year-old …
Mon., Feb. 9, 2015
Cross-country skiers got a taste of spring during an annual winter citizens race at Mount Spokane on Sunday. The 37th annual Spokane Langlauf 10-kilometer event surprised even veteran skiers with …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Cross-country skiers are harnessing their dogs’ pent-up winter enthusiasm in a fast-growing sport that’s finding a niche in the Inland Northwest. Skijoring – derived from a Norwegian word that means …
Sun., Jan. 11, 2015
A budding young family from Alaska has relocated in Washington to maintain a system of ski-in and bike-in cabins in the Methow Valley. The remote rustic accommodations are wildly popular, …