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Three story Bear Creek Lodge and brown siding, white-framed windows, green slanted roof, and brick chimney.

Mt. Spokane State Park Hopes to Add Bear Creek Lodge

Washington State Parks looks to acquire Bear Creek Lodge property to enhance entrance to Mount Spokane State Park.

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Aerial view of the Pend Oreille River valley, with forested hillsides.

Northeast Washington Rural Tourism Survey

Visitor Opportunity Study Survey will provide important information for new Rural Tourism Support Program in northeast Washington.

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Fernie, BC – A Special Place in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

Tucked in the Rockies of southeast British Columbia and just over a 4.5-hour drive from Spokane, lies Fernie, a charming little mountain town that happens …

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Architect rendering of exterior of Humbird -- 3 story hotel, wood exterior, and lit windows.

New Humbird Hotel Opens at Schweitzer

The new Humbird 31-room hotel recently opened, providing additional ski-in/ski-out access to Schweitzer’s 2,900 acres of skiable terrain.

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Kayaker taking short drop from a rock into whitewater river.

Trip Report: North Cascades Whitewater Kayaking

Bridge Creek to the Stehekin River is a remote, multi-day, self-supported whitewater run through the North Cascades to Lake Chelan, Wash.

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Olivia Dugenet and friends approaching a high mountain pass.

A Woman’s Place Is In The Wild

Personal essay by Olivia Dugenet about how women challenge stereotypes and social expectations when they adventure in the great outdoors.

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Snowy slope with trees at Sitzmark ski area.

15 Alpine Ski Areas in Washington State

A brief overview of Washington State’s 15 public downhill ski areas by Ryan Murray who skied them all during a 34-year personal odyssey.

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Sunrise peeking over a ridge above a chairlift at Fernie Alpine Resort.

Return to the Kootenays: Ski & Ride Again in Canada

Tips for planning a ski vacation to British Columbia mountain resorts during winter 2022, including border-crossing COVID requirements.

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Wooden sign atop a run at Mission Ridge ski area..

A Quest to Shred Washington’s 15 Ski Mountains

Ryan Murray shares about his 34-year odyssey to achieve his goal of skiing at every ski resort in Washington State.

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