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A river-side campsite.

Rafting the Owyhee River

By Paul Delaney For those who wonder what the pioneers might have seen as they traveled the Oregon Trail in the 1840s, take a trip …

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Spurs and Ski Boots

By Jean Arthur Cowboys and cowgirls gallop their horses out of the start, snow clods flying, chaps flapping as skiers hang tight to ropes attached …

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Summer Snowboarding

By late June, pretty much all snow from the surrounding mountains of North Idaho had melted out, and the ski resorts had long been closed. …

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Two Oregon River Trips for Families & Beginners

If you are looking for outdoor adventure, whitewater rafting will deliver. But an excellent way to add even more adventure is to spend three or …

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Backpacking for Runners: A Quick Guide to Fastpacking

Do you ever feel like just one day spent running in the mountains, loping over root-covered terrain, climbing up scree fields, whirling around switchbacks, and …

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Zip, Climb, & Play at Mica Moon Zip Tours & Aerial Park

It’s easy to lose track of your speed at a cruising altitude of 200 feet. That’s a lesson I’m quickly learning on White Lightning, the …

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Free Flying Over Eastern Washington

The spring breeze chases across Saltese Uplands, and gray clouds glide overhead as the pilots watch the windsocks carefully, gauging the air they intend to …

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Photo of Cody Caves by Kyle Giesbrecht

Nelson, B.C.—Cody Caves Provincial Park

Ainsworth, B.C., north of Nelson, is known for its hot springs and access to Kootenay Lake, but lesser known is Cody Caves Provincial Park, located …

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Out There Contributor Ammi Midstokke to Give Talks at Great Outdoors & Bike Expo (Feb. 18)

Sandpoint-based writer, adventure mom, nutritional therapy practitioner, and Out There Monthly columnist Ammi Midstokke will be giving two presentations on Saturday, February 18 as part …

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The Columbia River: A Paddler’s Recreational Paradise (February 19, Spokane Convention Center)

Author and photographer, John Roskelley, is a dabbler in everything outdoors. In his first half century, John fought his way up four 8,000-meter peaks, including …

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