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Illustration of a man cycling on a speedy road bike with 3 red lightening bolts pointing to his rear-end indicating pain.

Proper Bike Fit Matters: 5 Reasons Why

Learn 5 reasons why a proper bike fit matters and when to schedule an appointment with a professional bike fitter.

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Man named Fish is standing angled to the side looking and smiling at camera, and in the background is snow-covered ground and pine trees, with a view of his cabin to the right.

People In the Wild: A Man Called Fish

Column by Ammi Midstokke to celebrate all the different reasons and ways we share a common love and stewardship of the outdoors.

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Run Faster: 6 Steps To Increase Your Speed

Train to run faster using these six steps, including speed work, strength training, gait analysis, and getting enough rest.

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Tribal Fish Biologist Casey Baldwin, wearing a plaid shirt and orange life jacket, releases acustic tagged chinock salmon using a bucket to pour water and fish from a boat.

Tribes Help Salmon Return to Historic Habitat

Inland Northwest tribes, including Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, and Colville Confederated Tribes, reintroduce chinook salmon to Columbia River.

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Man hiking with trekking poles, wearing a backpack, along a rocky dirt trail with small red-colored bushes along the sides and mountain ridge in the distance.

Backpacking Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness

Travelogue of a 5-day backpacking trip in northeast Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness in the Wallowa Mountains.

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A woman wearing a bright blue long-sleeved shirt and black climbing pants is reaching up for a hand hold on a boulder. Below her lays a green safety mat on the ground and a male climber with arms raised spotting her in case she falls.

New Spokane Bouldering Guide

Newly-published “Spokane Bouldering” guide, by Nate Lynch and Shane Collins, features over 700 boulder problems in Spokane, Wash.

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Toilet paper trash left behind on public lands, at a river beach.

Never Leave a Trace

With more visitors to public lands, human-induced wear and tear has increased and Leave No Trace practices are more important than ever.

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Bear poking its head out of a garbage can, licking its lips.

Bear Country Safety Advice

Learn how stay safe in bear country and prevent encounters, whether living or enjoying recreation in or near bear habitat areas.

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Close-up view of Chuck Bartlebaugh holding a can of bear spray with outstretched arms, with thumb pressing on top of spray can, demonstrating how to deploy bear repellent spray during a training session.

Bear Spray Science

A brief science history of bear spray, the red-pepper based repellent used by park rangers, hunters, and anyone else entering bear country.

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