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Light and shadows from Deer Creek Summit SnoPark.

Trekking to Deer Creek Summit

Located in the Kettle River Range of NE Washington, you can snowshoe, cross-country ski, or hike to Deer Creek Summit via South Loop Trail.

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Father and daughter snow tubing.

Tips for Keeping Kids Warm Outside

Expert advice from Mt. Spokane Ski School Director and ski instructor Katrin Pardue–what to wear (and not wear) to stay warm, what to eat, and how to prepare kids for cold weather recreation.

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Child playing in the snow.

5 Ways For Kids To Play In the Snow

Ideas for outdoor winter fun in the snow — get kids accustomed to having fun in cold, wet conditions prepares them for learning to ski/snowboard next season.

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Topographic map of Mount Spokane State park.

Hike the Christmas Tree Loop

Mount Spokane’s Trail 110/140 Loop Those who frequent Washington State Parks are familiar with the way their trails follow a number system and any trail names are …

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Photo by Jon Jonckers.

Mountain Safety – Avalanche Awareness

While there have always been news stories about avalanches, some incidents more sad and deadly than others, this Silver Mountain avalanche is a home heart-break story. Mountains will still be our happy place, and powder days will still bring us joy. But now we do so with the knowledge of this cautionary chapter in our regional history. We would be remiss to not learn lessons from our sorrow.

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5 Winter Adventures in Whitefish, Montana

Located in Northwest Montana, Whitefish is a winter getaway paradise. Downhill skiing or snowboarding? Check. Snowshoe in Glacier National Park? Check. Take a horse-drawn sleigh …

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Geocaching 101 — Free Clinics February 18-19

What is geocaching? Check out this short video here to learn more, and then sign up for one of three “Geocaching 101” clinics at the …

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Off the Beaten Path: The Quirky Charm of Scottish Lakes High Camp

This was a curious dogsled. Our 75-pound dog wiggled in my lap as we sat behind our driver. Behind us, my husband hung on upright …

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Family Fun on Snowshoes

“Hey, kids, want to float on some deep snow?” This question should get them excited for snowshoeing, one of the easiest and least expensive winter …

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