Month: January 2017

Off the Beaten Path: The Quirky Charm of Scottish Lakes High Camp

This was a curious dogsled. Our 75-pound dog wiggled in my lap as we sat behind our driver. Behind us, my husband hung on upright to the rear of the snowmobile, dogsled-style. Behind him was an attached sled that held the food, clothing, and creature comforts that would see us through a weekend of playing …

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Mountain Mugs: Diehard Silver Skier Willy Bartlett Has a Local’s Passion for Powder Stashes and His Silver Valley Home

There are few things that Willy Bartlett enjoys as much as stepping into a pair of skis and exploring the slopes in and around Silver Mountain. “I really love that there’s so much terrain out there,” says Bartlett. “There are so many different aspects with three different bowls, that on any given day, with a …

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Winter Adventure Gear: Saucony Omni Reflex Running Tight

I asked for running tights for Christmas because I was tired of my legs freezing while sporting my usual 1990s grunge era shorts and long underwear running outfit, and this pair specifically because they are highly visible in the dark, offering 360 degrees of high reflectivity thanks to the striped pattern on the lower legs. …

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Fly Fishing Film Tour Hits Spokane (Tuesday, January 31 @ the Bing Crosby Theater)

The Fly Fishing Film Tour is a one-of-a-kind experience showcasing the best in fly fishing cinema, and you can catch the tour Tuesday, January 31 at the Bing Crosby Theater at 7 p.m. (tickets are $17). 2017 marks The F3T’s 11th expedition across North America and another incredible lineup of independent films. From Siberia to …

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Backcountry Booty: Coldsmoke Powder Fest & Great Outdoors & Bike Expo Ticket Package (Hidden 1.29.17; Found 2.8.17)

This Booty Has Been Found! 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, …

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