Month: October 2016

Ski & Snowboard Season News: Slopeside living, New Lodges, & a Chance to Own a Piece of a Mountain

49 Degrees North Change is coming to 49 Degrees North.  In fact, it is already underway.  If you made it up to the mountain last season, you likely noticed the improved road leading to the bottom of the Sunrise Basin quad, and the new deck and yurts located there as well, offering food, beverages, and …

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Family Skiing Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

Dollars add up quickly when taking multiple, always-growing children to the mountain year after year to go alpine skiing or snowboarding. While it’s not as cheap as some other outdoor activities, there are ways to save money and rein in costs. With strategic and careful planning, including taking advantage of the below opportunities, families can …

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Your River, Your Aquifer: Protection through Water Reclamation

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you care about the Spokane River, and if you’re an Inland NW resident, you also care about the area’s valuable aquifer – Spokane’s drinking water source.  Human impacts on these natural resources come in many forms, and each of us can’t help but be a part of one impact in …

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Backcountry Booty: ENO Hammock Package (Hidden 10.19.16; Found 10.28.16)

Play the OTM Backcountry Booty treasure 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 along with a few rules you need to follow to play: We hide a booty certificate, that’s good for whatever prizes …

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3rd Annual Pray for Snow Party at Perry Street Brewing (Nov. 10)

The annual ski and snowboard season kickoff party at Perry Street Brewing in Spokane’s Perry District Thursday, November 10 may be the most fun you’ll have all winter without your boards on. Enjoy beer specials, classic ski films, prizes for the best retro ski attire, raffle drawings for great prizes, ski industry booths and swag, …

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In-Town Ideas for Staying Active This Winter

Every Sunday morning without fail, a hodgepodge of experienced players and newbies gathers to play Ultimate Frisbee at Wentel Grant Park in Vinegar Flats. Neither knee-deep snow nor Christmas falling on a Sunday is cause to cancel a game. Sometimes when it’s particularly heinous outside, only a few people show, but even then, they’ll toss …

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