Editorial

A kid biking along a lake trail.

Trail Etiquette

Some of us have been struggling more than others with social distancing in the outdoors. Like that group walking side-by-side down the middle of the Centennial Trail that seem insulted by the …

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Speak Up for Salmon & Steelhead

Feds Fast Track Salmon Plan Public Comment Period Despite Pandemic  By Sam Mace, Save Our Wild Salmon’s Inland NW Director It’s not news that our …

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Support Local Outdoor Recreation Businesses

With most of our local outdoor recreation-related businesses closed at least through the first week of April and potentially longer, you’ll have to make do …

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Pandemic Perspective

Spending time outside in the coronavirus era is more important than ever, but what’s even more critical is doing it safely and responsibly. No matter …

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Dangerous Things: Not Saying Yes to Adventure

Some of the most dangerous things are not doing what we love and never experiencing the elation that comes with time spent outside, enjoyed with your people.

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Lisa_Marie Perino and Alex Renner ride fat bikes on Mt. Spokane.

State of Recreation

By Jon Snyder The Spokane area was the center of the outdoor education universe not once, but twice in the last year—first for the National Association …

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Five Ways to Win Political Debates This Christmas

Few minds have been changed by debate, if social media is any indication. But sometimes the urge is overwhelming to try anyway. So, if you …

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Santa in the Lift Line: Inspiring Outdoor Holiday Magic

“Mom, Santa’s getting on the bunny chair!” While this sounds like a punchline, it wasn’t. From our view out the front windows of the Mt. …

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The Snowy Mountains Are Calling

Before my kids will have figured out their Halloween costumes, I’ll know what they’ll be wearing the first day it snows. For my family, October …

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