Stories tagged: hiking
Tue., June 25, 2019, 5 p.m.
A new trail system on Mica Peak continues to take shape this summer thanks to the sweat equity of volunteers
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 1:28 p.m.
Taking a hike on Mount Spokane should be on every local’s bucket list.
Thu., May 16, 2019, 4:54 p.m.
The Dishman Hills Conservancy will have a Weed Work and Lunch event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Conservancy experts will discuss how to remove noxious weeds and promote …
Thu., May 16, 2019, 6 a.m.
Over the years, I’ve given my girlfriend some real duds as gifts – with the exception of last year: An autographed copy of “Day Hiking Eastern Washington,” co-authored by former …
Wed., April 24, 2019, 4:23 p.m.
Warm and wet spring weather means roads and trails are getting muddy.
Sun., April 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
Hiking to 21 lakes in the Beartooth Mountains was a fun way for Dan Pendergraph to spend last summer, but the trips had a disheartening downside.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Looking for a good hike along with some insight into Spokane-area conservation lands?
Sun., April 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
The snow and ice of the trail crunch and squeak below the sheet-metal screws drilled on the bottoms of my running shoes, a winter trail running hack. It’s about 25 …
Sun., March 10, 2019, 6 a.m.
Most folks don’t know it, but a multiday backpacking trip in New Zealand would do them a world of good at this time of year. Down there, in the sun-drenched …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
It’s a worn and torn cliché with numerous iterations:
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
I rather assumed that being fickle was just part of my female constitution.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 6 a.m.
Although the snow may be flying and the air may be frigid, the Friends of the Scotchman Peaks organization is still leading hikes into the wilds of North Idaho and …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Neither Dad nor I owned this particular piece of property, but we considered it ours, and it was doubtful any others received or gave back as much as we. We …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9 p.m.
2018: The year outdoors
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
The most read outdoor stories of 2018 presented chronologically.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
2018: Outdoor transitions
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Feats of outdoor bravery, skill and persistence were achieved in 2018.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 11:24 a.m.
Want to hike at Stevens Creek but not sure whether to bring gaiters, snowshoes or just plain boots? Or, worried that it’s too crowded? Check out Spokane County’s live video …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Over more than 30 years devoted to exploring, hiking, documenting and publishing throughout the Northwest, Craig Romano of Mount Vernon has become perhaps the top expert on Washington trails. His …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
If views, a vigorous (but short) hike and crisp air appeal, the 3-mile round-trip Quartzite Trail is the perfect way to burn through your post-Thanksgiving stupor.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will lead a hike on Black Friday as part of the national OptOutside movement started by REI four years ago.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
Explore 120 acres that may be added to the Big Rock area of the Dishman Hills Conservation Area, Sunday
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Her first overnight backpacking trip. The first time she’d hiked more than 10 miles in one go. A cross-country adventure with a man she’d been dating for less than a …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 5 a.m.
While autumn leaves are falling this month, trails are blooming at the 518-acre
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
A busy season of trail work and maintenance is winding to a close in the Spokane area.
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Fall is a fine time for hiking as well as planning next season’s trips. New guidebooks devoted to trails and adventuring published this season feature expert insight on getting to …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
A new wave of affinity groups and meetups for people of color have drawn growing numbers of trekkers, backpackers and outdoor enthusiasts. Facebook and Instagram posts feature photos of Asian …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 5 a.m.
Seventy-five years ago, a B-23 Dragon bomber crashed on the south shore of Idaho’s Loon Lake in the middle of winter. The eight men aboard all survived – some waiting …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
After 17 hours on the trail, the group stumbled through their self-determined finish line at Schweitzer Mountain Resort on July 29.
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 6 a.m.
Learn about this region’s dramatic geologic history during a guided hike Aug. 18.