Month: December 2012

Gingerbread Climbing Wall

Can rock climbing get any cuter? Recently posted on Climbing Magazine’s Facebook (photo courtesy of Peter G. Williams) 8-year-old Madeleine Williams gets my gold medal for creative incorporation of outdoor recreation with the festive holiday spirit.  Madeleine, Heidi Rose Williams (6-years-old), and her mother, Betsy Phinney, made this gingerbread climbing wall for their local climbing gym, …

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Spokane, WA Named One of the Top 10 Best by Livability.com

Franklin,  Tenn. – Spokane, WA, has been named a Top 10 Best Winter Vacation  Destination by Livability.com, a national website that highlights more  than 500 of America’s best places to live and visit. The  list highlights those communities that embrace their cool climates and  offer residents and visitors a wealth of outdoor recreation, arts and  …

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Get involved with your state’s outdoor recreation plan

Change the future of Washington’s outdoor recreation   The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office needs your thoughts to make its five-year updates of its strategic plan for outdoor recreation. Make your voice heard by participating in the series of online public meetings at Recreation Town Hall. Easily accessible, and convenient (as you can answer questions any …

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