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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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7 Winter Adventures in Idaho’s Silver Valley

Idaho’s Silver Valley is a choose-your-own adventure winter getaway destination. Over a few-days stay in the historic mining town of Wallace, you can pick your …

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Republic and the Kettle Range—A Backcountry Skiing & Snowshoeing Shangri-La

Backcountry skiing and snowshoeing offer peace and quiet, solitude, and immersion in nature that can be a challenge to find in our busy and increasingly …

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