Month: February 2016

Take the 20, 30 or 50 K “Loppet” Cross-Country Ski Challenge (March 6)

Spokane Nordic’s annual 20/30/50 kilometer loppet on Sunday March 6, 2016. A what you might ask? A loppet is a ski event with a distance over 15 kilometers with an emphasis on participation and fun. For some it’s intense competition, for most it’s a relaxing way to spend a day outside with friends. It is …

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Backcountry Booty: The North Face Spokane Prize Package (Hidden: 2.11.16; Found: 2.21.16)

The Booty has Been Found. Congratulations to the winner! Play the OTM Backcountry Booty scavenger hunt contest and you get to explore different trails around the region and possibly win gift certificates for cool outdoor gear and other prizes. Here’s how it works: 1. We hide a booty certificate, that’s good for whatever prizes are …

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Team OTM at the end of the Spokane 2 Sandpoint Relay Run.

Sign Up for the Team OTM Challenge & Be More Active This Year

If you had a chance this year to try something new, something a little out of your comfort zone, something slightly off the beaten path – would you take it? What if you had six chances? Out There Monthly is excited to introduce the Team OTM Challenge, a new 6-month program of trail and road …

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10th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest at Whitewater Ski Resort (Feb. 19-21)

It seems as though Whitewater Ski Resort’s 40th Anniversary is not the only anniversary celebration happening at the resort this year. This February 19-21, 2016 marks the 10th Annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest.  The largest event on the resorts event calendar, this weekend celebrates the Kootenay’s passion for powder with something for everyone to enjoy.  …

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Mountain Mugs: Wallace Brewing Company Owner Chase Sanborn Shares His Stoke for Snowboarding and the Silver Valley

For long-time Silver Valley residents like Chase Sanborn, owner of Wallace Brewing Company, Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area is the perfect place to leave the crowds behind and immerse yourself in the winter wonderland of the Bitterroot Mountains. “I learned to snowboard up there in 1991,” says Sanborn. “It’s always been a fun mountain. …

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Griz Days Winter Festival – A Celebration of Winter in Fernie, BC (March 4-6)

Powder snow and legends, family fun and entertainment. These are the essence of Griz Days – Fernie’s annual winter carnival held on the first weekend of March every year for almost 40 years. Griz Days is arguably Fernie’s biggest event, stretching from Historic Downtown Fernie to the peaks of the Lizard Range above Fernie Alpine …

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