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Penelope (left) and Olivia White at Lookout Pass.

Lookout Pass Little Rippers: Penelope & Olivia White

Meet twin sisters, Penelope Picabo & Olivia Lokkee White, who ski and race at Lookout Pass, and have great advice for other children.

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Winter Sneva skiing at 49 Degrees North.

Little Ripper at 49 Degrees North: Winter Sneva

Meet Winter Sneva, a young skier from 49 Degrees North. She uses special skis made by Sneva MFG, the family business based in Spokane, Wash.

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Photo collages of young skiers and snowboarders.

Meet Little Rippers Of the Inland NW – 2021

Next gen skiers and snowboarders keep the sport alive. Meet five little rippers who tear it up at Inland Northwest mountains.

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Outline of photo of kid in ski gear with information bubbles naming and explaining each essential gear item.

9 Alpine Gear Essentials for Kids

What essential alpine gear for kids is needed for skiing/snowboarding and dressing little shredders for a day in the mountains.

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Family of skiers at Lookout Pass.

Beginner Terrain Guide: Ski & Snowboard in the NW Rockies

Recommended runs at each of the Ski the NW Rockies mountains for beginner skiers/snowboarders–including Mt. Spokane, Lookout, Silver, and 49.

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Students learning at Yellowstone.

Learn About Yellowstone National Park’s Wolves

Pioneer School student essay by Vansh Amin, based on a field-learning experience at Yellowstone National Park.

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Pioneer School students enjoy hands-on learning at Yellowstone National Park.

Learn About Artists In Yellowstone

Pioneer School student essay by Nyomi Meinhart, based on a field-learning experience at Yellowstone National Park.

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Elementary students learning and exploring at Yellowstone National Park.

Spokane Students Write from the Wilds of Yellowstone

Pioneer School students in 4th and 5th grades participate every other year in the National Park Service’s Expedition Yellowstone program.

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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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