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Ski instructor pointing downhill while teaching a group of three young skiers at Schweitzer Mountain.

Sandpoint Group Provides Ski Access For Local Kids

North Idaho Sports Education Fund (NIMSEF) help local kids in Bonner and Boundary counties get involved in skiing and snowboarding.

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Boots and pants, and much more. Photo courtesy of MMSP Ski Swap

Ski Swaps Canceled in Spokane & Coeur d’Alene

Local ski swap events in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene have been cancelled, but other Northwest regional swap events continue as planned.

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Hiker atop the Kettle Crest Range looking out on the vast landscape.

Trailhead News: Projects, Public Lands Day, & Volunteer Events

Inland NW trail and conservation news for Sept.-Oct. 2021, including trail projects, Public Lands Day, volunteer projects and events.

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View of Bead Lake below from a rock cliff overlooking the Colville National Forest in NE Washington.

Kaniksu Connections Project Planned in NE Washington

Learn about the Kalispel Tribe’s Tribal Forest Protection Act project, called the Sxwuytn-Kaniksu Connections or “Trail” Project.

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Healing Hooves goat shepherds standing near the fence enclosure with their grazing goats on Spokane's High Drive Bluff.

Goats Graze The Bluff

Friends of the Bluff partnered with Healing Hooves for goat herd grazing that reduced fire risk on Spokane’s High Drive Bluff.

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National Park Service patch, brown with green pine tree and snowy mountain peak, on the sleeve of a park ranger.

First Native American Nominee to Head National Parks

Chuck Sams, member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and U.S. Navy veteran, would be the first Native American to lead the National Park Service.

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Screenshot of WTA.org webpage showing the My Backpacker hike recommendation feature.

Get Trail Suggestions For Your Next Hike From WTA

Guest Editorial by Loren Drummond, WTA digital content manager Seattle, Wash. As a nonprofit organization, everything we do at Washington Trails Association—including how we use …

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Black and white vintage photo with a view of historic Wallace, Idaho.

Fall for History Festival: Wallace, Idaho, Sept. 30-Oct. 3

History-themed festival returns to Wallace and will include tours of museums and historic homes live theater re-enactments, and more.

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Dirt trail traversing a hillside, with yellow, orange, and purple wildflowers along the sides.

Celebrate Public Lands Day at Saltese Uplands (Sept. 25)

Inland Northwest Land Conservancy will host a birding hike, stewardship projects, and guided bike ride on Sept. 25 at Saltese Uplands Conservation Area.

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