Destinations

Casper—Wyoming’s Trailhead

Flying into the Casper, Wyoming, airport, the local sitting next to me had revealed the secret to getting around the Cowboy state in the winter: …

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Republic and the Kettle Range—A Backcountry Skiing & Snowshoeing Shangri-La

Backcountry skiing and snowshoeing offer peace and quiet, solitude, and immersion in nature that can be a challenge to find in our busy and increasingly …

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Winter Outdoor Fun Abounds in Republic, Washington

Nestled in the heart of the Kettle Range Mountains in Northeast Washington’s Ferry County, the historic mining town of Republic is an authentic, Old-West-looking mountain …

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Summit of Mt. Spokane, with Vista House to the left.

Ski NW Rockies: What’s New At Local Mountains

Ski the NW Rockies affiliated mountains made big updates and improvements for Winter 2021-22. Here are 16 changes to look for when you visit.

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ail during fall, with vibrant yellow leaves on trees.

6 Inland NW Fall Hikes For Nature Lovers

It’s not all about colorful fall leaves. These 6 forested trails offer sagebrush and sub-alpine scenery as well as peaceful solitude.

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Trail runner on the Flying L Trail at Glenrose.

Flying L Trail & Inside Passage Loop – Spokane Valley

Hike the Flying L Trail and Inside Passage Loop in the Glenrose Unit of Dishman Hills Conservation Area in Spokane Valley, Wash.

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Couple wearing backpacks and holding hands alongside an alpine lake, with their dog, ready to get married.

Outdoor Weddings in the Wild

Two couples who chose public lands for their outdoor weddings, and how their time spent outdoors continues to enrich their relationships.

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Students learning at Yellowstone.

Learn About Yellowstone National Park’s Wolves

Pioneer School student essay by Vansh Amin, based on a field-learning experience at Yellowstone National Park.

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Child observing a thermal feature, steam rising from the ground, at Yellowstone National Park.

Learn About Yellowstone’s Thermal Features

Pioneer School student essay by Benson Side, based on a field-learning experience at Yellowstone National Park.

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