June 2024

Epic Trails and Authentic Mountain Culture Await in Nelson, B.C. 

By Peter Moynes  Cover photo by Lindsay Donovan courtesy of Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism I met Jason and Alice in the Morning Mountain parking lot, just outside of Nelson, British Columbia. It was a beautiful Friday afternoon in mid-June. The two had just finished riding Blue Steel, and with wide eyes and wider grins, they

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Unveiling Big White: A Stellar Summer Playground for Mountain Bikers and Outdoor Adventurers 

Cover photo courtesy of Justa Jeskova Are you thinking of hitting the trails north of the border this summer? If you haven’t yet scoped out Big White Mountain, get this: it’s not only home to Big White Ski Resort, but when the mercury rises, the mountain totally flips the script. As the snow melts away

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New Waterfront, Boutique RV Resort Opens in Pend Oreille County 

Cover photo courtesy of Jake Abbott A new generation of outdoor adventure and nature lovers expect more from an RV resort or glamping experience. The owners of northeast Washington’s Ruby Creek Resort, Jake and Cody Abbott, have met that demand with vision that’s made their boutique, waterfront resort on the Pend Oreille River and Ruby

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Fernie, BC: A Treasure Trove of Outdoor Thrills 

Cover photo courtesy of Tourism Fernie Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Fernie, British Columbia, beckons travellers and outdoor enthusiasts with its stunning landscapes, fresh mountain air, and an array of activities that make every summer an unforgettable experience. Just a winding 250-mile drive northeast of Spokane, Wash., this gem of a town

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“Dead Wood: The Afterlife of Trees” by Ellen Wohl 

(American West/Nature, 2022)   By Claire Thompson As a trail worker, my days often revolve around fallen and dead trees. So when I spied Ellen Wohl’s “Dead Wood: The Afterlife of Trees” in Bonner’s Books (a cozy haven in Bonners Ferry), I was instantly intrigued.   In just 168 paperback pages (the perfect size to slip into

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Outdoor Research Freewheel MTB Collection 

By Wil Wheaton  Outdoor Research has been making gear that’s great for mountain biking for years, but the new Freewheel Collection steps up the game with functional features specifically for mountain bikers and the latest, durable material construction. The end result is biking gear that fits well, looks good, and does its job out on

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Getting Girls Together on Mountain Bikes 

By Amika Taniguchi  Cover photo courtesy of Lara Gricar The GRiT (Girls Riding Together) initiative is NICA’s (National Interscholastic Cycling Association) effort to recruit and retain more girls to mountain biking. The first nationwide program of its kind, GRiT focuses intentional effort on creating an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere for girls, who are underrepresented in

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