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Trekking in Nepal presentation Thursday

Spokane’s Ric Conner and Denise Attwood will present a slide show and discussion about traveling and trekking in Nepal Thursday.

Expedition Alaska: Racers, crew and filmmakers took risks in adventure race

Using maps, compasses and vague directions, 20 teams of four endurance athletes tackled 300-plus miles of Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula in the 2015 Expedition Alaska adventure race. They traveled by foot, …

Bolivia: Footloose family vacation finds rich experience in poor nation

Bolivia never occurred to me for an outdoor family vacation until my two daughters spread their wings and began discovering the world. In their 20s and still willing to share …

Dawes Eddy: Going for age record

In 2009, Dawes Eddy of Spokane became the oldest American to climb Mount Everest, a title he held for just two days before it was claimed by a year-older Californian, …

Modern aids help hikers trek longer, faster, farther than before

You’ve seen them charging down the red-rock trail – the posture and attitude of a runway model with elbows and two hiking poles flying. Oddly, it’s either pedal-to-the-metal extreme hikers …

Veteran claims adaptability helps at adventure races

Getting in shape for an adventure race is fairly simple, if you have the time. “Pretty much any vigorous activity you do outside can be considered training,” said Jeni McNeil, …