Stories tagged: skiing
UPDATED: Wed., March 18, 2020
Idaho’s Schweitzer Mountain will close Thursday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 16, 2020
Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park will close for the “foreseeable future.”
Fri., March 13, 2020
Don’t give up on skiing yet.
Sun., Feb. 23, 2020
If you’re looking for deep powder, steep turns, solitude and adventure, you’ll hit pay dirt on the Silver Valley’s Tiger Peak.
Fri., Feb. 21, 2020
It turns out the Teton Range bighorn sheep don’t like people much.
Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
People get old, even die. That holds true for skiers. You may have heard that old skiers never die, they just go downhill.
Sun., Feb. 9, 2020
If you’re a longtime skier in the Pacific Northwest, chances are you’ve shredded the slopes of Stevens Pass or Whistler Blackcomb at some point.
Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Ferry County’s annual Ski Day has been canceled due to warm weather
Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
Ferry County’s annual Ski Day is scheduled for Feb. 1.
Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
Pride and skiing: The two words just seem to go together, right? And in the mountains near this outdoors-loving town, that’s true in the LGBTQ+-sense of the words too.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
Sean Mirus took this photo of TR Page skiing through the C Chute area of South Bowl at Schweitzer Mountain on Wednesday. Schweitzer has received 75 inches of snow in …
Tue., Jan. 14, 2020
Every winter Kat Hall heads into the hills around Spokane hoping to introduce high school students to the joys of winter, while simultaneously teaching them a thing or two about …
Sun., Dec. 1, 2019
Schweitzer Mountain opened Friday, the only area resort to do so after a slow start to winter.
Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
It is with regret that I announce my retirement from cross-country skiing.
Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
Long before they were covered in luxury condos, boutique outdoor clothing stores and latte-spinning coffee shops, good ski hills needed two things: a lift and a lodge.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
Snow in September? Not welcome news for many. But for dedicated powder hounds, a late-September snowstorm that deposited nearly 2 inches in Spokane meant powder turns up high.
Thu., May 2, 2019
Silver Mountain will open Sunday for one day. Lift tickets are free and Chair 2 will be open.
Sun., April 7, 2019
Yellowstone’s interior roads open to car traffic on April 19. Until then the nonmotorized crowd has a special time to itself.
Fri., March 29, 2019
A friend of mine just returned from a mountain-hopping trip through the Colorado Rockies. He had quite an adventure and the skiing and riding there is of an epic scale. …
Mon., March 25, 2019
On any given winter morning at Mount Spokane, you’re likely to see a handful of headlamps picking woven up the snowy slopes of Spokane’s namesake mountain.
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.
Sun., March 17, 2019
Another race won, another crystal trophy earned, another World Cup record written by Mikaela Shiffrin.
Thu., March 14, 2019
Mikaela Shiffrin won the World Cup super-G title for her first globe in a speed event and 10th overall. Dominik Paris secured the men’s title by winning the season-ending race …
Wed., March 13, 2019
From my first lesson, I’ve learned that skiing starts with the feet. In a yoga session, your instructor’s first order is to activate your feet. The power you feel from …
Thu., March 7, 2019
From adrenaline filled alpine descents to meditative Nordic trips, western Montana offers everything a skier could want
The immaculately groomed Nordic trails stretch out like corduroy ribbons on the glistening hillsides around Lone Mountain Ranch.
Mon., March 4, 2019
The woods were quiet except for the hiss of my skis slicing through snow. The sun, clouded and glum back in Spokane, shone bright on the winter backcountry tableau south …
Sat., March 2, 2019
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Mikaela Shiffrin clinched the World Cup overall title for the third straight year in “strange” circumstances after snowstorms prevented the women’s super-G race in Sochi from …
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 …
Fri., March 1, 2019
The Spokesman-Review Outdoors section is happy to restart a regular installment featuring outdoor trips throughout the Spokane area. In the 1990s, longtime Spokesman-Review outdoors editor Rich Landers ran his popular …
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019
Mikaela Shiffrin couldn’t breathe. She felt like she was suffocating. She had no energy, and self-doubt had set in.