Month: November 2013

Outside Inside

Your Guide to Indoor Fun and Fitness for the Fall Shoulder Season Resist the urge to hibernate during the colder, grayer “shoulder season.” Perhaps easier said than done. After all, it’s often too ______ (fill-in-the-blank with current nasty weather condition) for ________ (whatever you most like to do outside). And there’s not enough snow in …

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The Challenge of Rainier: A Record of the Explorations and Ascents, Triumphs and Tragedies on One of North America’s Greatest Mountains

Dee Molenaar, The Mountaineers Books, 4th Edition, 2011, 430 pages The definitive book concerning the mountaineering history and essence of Mount Rainier is Dee Molenaar’s The Challenge of Rainier. Originally published in 1971, a fully revised and highly readable edition was recently published to commemorate the 40th anniversary. For anyone with any level of interest …

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Interview with OTM Founder Jon Snyder on Spokane’s Future as an Outdoor Town

OTM: What inspired you to create and start publishing OTM back in 2004? JS: Outdoor activity was clearly on the rise and didn’t seem to be getting the attention it deserved. Oh, and I needed a job. OTM: Were you surprised that Spokane finally made it into Outside magazine’s top 10 outdoor town list? JS: …

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