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Winter Mountain Season Passholder Profiles

Chris & Beccie White, Mt. Spokane There are ski families, and then there are Ski Families. And one of the most hardcore ones in Spokane are Chris and Beccie White and their two teenage kids. Neither Chris, originally from Seattle, nor Beccie, from Colville, grew up as skiers. “I started skiing late—probably not until I …

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Photo courtesy of Sarah Parker Lucas.

Home Hill

We tend to think of our home ski hills in terms of specific days: the late-winter day it dumped an unforecast 14 inches; the day an old-timer revealed a new-to-you powder stash; the t-shirts-and tall-boys bluebird day in improbably late May. But for many skiers and snowboarders, home hills end up marking the milestones of …

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Photo courtesy of Desi Mowry.

Little Ripper: Breckon Mowry, Snowboarder & Lookout Pass Local

“I love going fast!” says 11-year-old Breckon Mowry, who will begin his 5th season of snowboarding this year. His parents, Cade and Desi, are both experienced snowboarders and introduced Breckon to alpine sports by first teaching him how to downhill ski when he was 3 years old; he transitioned to snowboarding at age 7. “Breckon …

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Season Pass: Long-Time Ski Pass Holders Spread the Love

Many of the people who live, work, and raise their families in the Inland Northwest have been taking full advantage of the superb winter mountain conditions throughout the area for decades and were among the first people in line when the ski resorts began offering season passes. I had the opportunity to talk to a …

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