Woman mountain biking around the corner of a forested dirt trail.

5 Mountain Bike Rides on the Way to the Yaak

Five mountain biking trails to ride in northern Idaho and northwestern Montana during a roadtrip on the way to the Yaak Valley.

Woman mountain biking on a rugged, forested dirt trail in the Yaak wilderness of northwest Montana.

Backcountry Mountain Biking Montana’s Yaak Valley

Twenty miles of boondoggling and backcountry mountain biking in the Yaak Valley of northwest Montana, including Northwest Peak Scenic Area.


Sandpoint Based Breakwater Expeditions Offers Adventures of a Lifetime for Teens

Adventures in the outdoors can be some of the most powerful, transformative experiences for many people, especially for teenagers. Yet many kids don’t have the …

Man holding on to a wooden aerial ladder among trees at Mica Moon.

Spokane’s Mica Moon Zip Tours Expands Again

Driving down I-90 past Liberty Lake, you might never know one of the region’s biggest zipline tours was tucked away in the forested hillsides of …

Two bikers pedaling on a trail through a meadow in a forest in North Idaho.

ROW Adventures Adds Rail Trail Biking Tours

ROW Adventures now offers fully-guided bike tours of Inland Northwest rail trails. Guided trips include meal stops, support van, and comfortable hotel lodging each night.

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

Kalispel Tribe Promotes Adventure Tourism in Pend Oreille County

The Kalispel Tribe and Kalispel RV Resort encourage more adventure tourism to the Pend Oreille County in northeast Washington.

Two hikers on a trail in the Kettle Crest Range -- wearing backpacks and using trekking poles. Forested mountain side with peaks in the distance. Sunny, blue sky with clouds.

32 Spring & Summer Inland NW Trip Ideas

Inland Northwest trip ideas for North Idaho and Washington: including the Silver Valley, Lake Pend Oreille, Salmon River Canyons (ID); and Kettle River Country, Pend Oreille River, and Lake Roosevelt (WA).


Leave No Trace

During last summer’s huge increase in use of public lands, many of our favorite places took a beating from inconsiderate outdoor recreationists. Let’s do better this summer by doubling down on our own Leave No Trace practices and politely reminding others to do the same.

View from a kayak of waterfall, Peewee Falls, over basalt rock into the Pend Oreille River.

10 Travel Planning Tips for Summer 2021

Use these 10 travel planning tips to help you make the most of your spring and summer adventures during the COVID-19 pandemic era.

Selfie photo of Powder Matt in his ski gear on a sunny, blue sky day on the Kootenay Mountains of B.C.

Meet Powder Matt: Border Closures Deliver Locals-only Shred Fest In the Kootenays

With the international border closed for non-essential travel, we asked self-proclaimed ski bum “Powder Matt,” from Kimberley, B.C., to share about the pandemic skiing life along B.C.’s Powder Highway.

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