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Looking Back at the Spokane Mountaineers (1968-1976)

In 1968 the Spokane Mountaineers hosted then-Congressman Tom Foley at the club chalet on Mount Spokane to discuss conservation issues and other hot topics. Another …

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Looking Back at the Spokane Mountaineers (1951 to 1967)

A special meeting of the club was called to liquidate the lodge and property. Property taxes this year were a staggering $3.80 per year. Mabel …

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Paddle Board Prodigy: Meet River Surfer Charlie Cindric

The immense might of the Spokane River raged by as Charlie Cindric paddled his stand up paddleboard to the churning edge of the current where …

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Looking Back at the Spokane Mountaineers: 1935 to 1940

1935 was a big year for the Spokane Mountaineers. This was the year that the club incorporated and membership grew to 112. The 20th anniversary …

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Spokane Walking Club outing. The nearest man is John Anderson, Club President, who also served in the Washington Legislature.

The Early Years of the Spokane Mountaineers (1915-1935)

Back in 1914 a woman named Ora Maxwell was a librarian at the downtown Spokane Public Library, and on nice nights she would walk home …

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Making a Difference One Piece of Litter at a Time

The Ecology Youth Corps is Washington’s largest youth employment program. EYC has removed litter and promoted recycling and litter abatement throughout the state since 1975. …

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Steve Gleason and Scott Fujita en route to Machu Pichu. Photo courtesy of Team Gleason

Team Gleason: No White Flags in the Fight Against ALS

At almost 8,000 feet above sea level, the trek to Machu Pichu is difficult even for the fittest of tourists. But in 2013, a special …

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Paddling the calm water. Photo courtesy of Stillwater SUP

Making Fun Their 9 to 5: 3 Outdoor Businesses that Call the Inland NW Home

For those who are lucky enough to call the Inland Northwest home, life entails a fantastic four-season climate, complete with lakes, rivers, mountains and a …

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The Evans Brothers: For the Love of Coffee (and the Great Outdoors)

Rick and Randy Evans pull into my driveway on a snowy Thursday afternoon, two dogs ejecting from their vehicles in unbridled enthusiasm for the great …

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