Stretching across the Idaho Panhandle for 73.2 miles, the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes is a great spring and early summer ride.
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The Wenatchee Valley, in central Washington, is the perfect shoulder season destination, with opportunities for spring skiing, hiking and trail running, rock climbing, kayaking and river sports, and mountain biking.
It is the time of year when Hawaiian shirts mix with ski socks and when all the skin hidden under layers of GORE-TEX and long underwear all winter are exposed. It’s also the time of year when snow and water mix in the magical end-of-season spectacle called pond skimming. At its most basic, pond skimming
“Challenging spring conditions include the rapid transition from slick snow to grabbing snow, which pushes the rider forward,” says John Batchelder, pro patrol director at Lookout Pass. “Proper stance and balance is a key to staying in control. Knee and shoulder injuries are common in this situation.” Be mindful of the “freeze-thaw-freeze effect,” according to
By March, the urgency of the ski season has passed. First chairs, perfect lines, shin-deep tree runs have been scored. But the season is not done by any means. The mountains are still calling, and there are many ways that spring takes skiing and snowboarding to a higher level of bliss. 1. Powder Dumps: Sometimes
If you’re looking for your next spring ski trip basecamp, don’t overlook Idaho’s Silver Valley. The historic mining town of Wallace, Idaho, is garnering attention as a no-frills destination for skiers and snowboarders. Located in the Bitterroot Range of the Rocky Mountains a mere 15-minute drive from Lookout Pass Ski & Recreation Area and Silver
Don’t start longing for the end of winter just yet. 20 percent of your best skiing and riding happens in this unruly month, and local resorts are gearing up with all kind of shenanigans to celebrate that perfect time of year when the sun starts to warm us AND we get to have fun on
Some of the best ski and snowboard days of the year at Inland Northwest resorts unfold during the final weeks of the season when longer days and sunnier skies bring creative, fun events where costumes, contests, beer cups, and barbecue are the norm. Don’t miss these OTO favorites for 2018! Lookout Pass St. Patty’s Day