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Skiing Uphill: Rules to Follow if You Plan to Ski or Snowshoe up Mt. Spokane this Winter

As we head into winter in the Inland Northwest, many of us are gearing up for winter activities, and for many seasoned and aspiring backcountry skiers and snowboarders, that means getting in shape and practicing with their gear. For those in the Spokane area, we have a great, sanctioned resource at our local ski hill …

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Seven Summits Trail – The Pinnacle of Mountain Biking in the Inland Northwest

Last season I had conquered the rock rolls and jump lines at Beacon Hill, memorized every rock and root section at Mt. Spokane and ridden myself into boredom at the other local Spokane riding areas. For the trails in my immediate surroundings, I had reached a peak. I wanted a new challenge that would test …

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You Don’t Have to Be a “Racer” to Rally for Silver Mountain’s Downhill Race Series

The riding and racing at Silver Mountain might not be what you expect. The image of large, bulky downhill bikes with riders covered head-to-toe in body armor may still come to mind. As bikes, trails and riders have progressed over the years, the Silver Mountain experience has as well. With the heavily ramped-up trail crew …

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