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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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