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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 colloquial. However, follow this route with a GPS tracker, and you’ll clearly see the reason why I have begun to refer to this hike as the Christmas Tree Loop. Just like any Christmas …

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Avalanche Awareness workshop with Northwest Avalanche Center

The NWAC Avalanche Awareness Workshop target is for the winter backcountry traveler. Whether you ski, snowshoe, snowboard or snowmobile in the backcountry, recognition of avalanche danger is an essential and potentially lifesaving skill. This session introduces and explains where and why avalanches occur and provides a basic approach to managing risk in the backcountry. Learn …

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Women’s Snowshoe Basics

Whether you’re looking for a fun winter sport or want to meet other women looking to get outdoors, join our experienced staff for a class on the basics of snowshoeing. We will focus on the appropriate selection of gear as well as the basics on what you need and where to go to get started. …

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Snowshoeing with Conservation NW

Join Conservation Northwest for their Columbia Highlands snowshoe daytrip this Saturday, February 6th. Get some great exercise, fresh air and beautiful views this weekend in a potential wilderness area. The 6-mile trip begins at the Thirteenmile campground through the Cougar Mountain roadless area in the Colville National Forest. It’s free, guided by experts and includes carpooling from Spokane. Beginners are welcome. …

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