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Photo taken from afar of father and daughter riding the chairlift at Mount Spokane.

Ski Programs for Kids & Families this Winter

Ski Programs for Kids & Families this Winter Local ski mountain staff are stoked for winter and to welcome guests including young skiers and riders and their parents back to the slopes. Sadly, what caused our season to abruptly end last spring has created new challenges this winter. Particularly in the Inland Northwest, where interstate …

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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.

Avalanche at Silver Mountain Resort

News Release from Silver Mountain Resort (KELLOGG, ID) – On Tuesday morning at approximately 11:00 a.m. there was an avalanche in the Chair Four basin on a run called 16-to-1.  Medical personnel/ski patrol and volunteers responded immediately and started search and rescue efforts.  A total of seven people were caught in the avalanche. Four skiers …

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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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