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Tour Lake Coeur d’Alene on Two Wheels at CDA Fondo

Italian-born Gran Fondos, or big rides, are group bike rides where the focus for many is on the route, the scenery, and the joys of …

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Two bikers along a dirt trail in te Trout Creek Mountains, with snow remnants on the shady rock cliffs in the distance.

Oregon’s Big Country Route Considerations

Tips for bikepacking the rugged, remote Big Country Route in the mountainous desert terrain of southeast Oregon and northern Nevada.

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Sandy beach on an island in Priest Lake.

31 Ways to Explore Inland NW Lakes

OTO writers share their ideas for recreation, adventure, and simply enjoying time at any lake in the Inland Northwest.

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Woman trail runner cruising along a forested singletrack trail at Mt. Spokane State Park.

Negative Split’s New Back to Nature Trail Run Series

Running the singletrack at Mt. Spokane. Photo: Jon Jonckers Coming to Silver Mountain & Mt. Spokane Negative Split has organized several of the region’s most …

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A person on a dock overlooking a lake.

Inland Northwest Lake Guide for 2021

Overview of the best lakes in eastern Wash., northern Idaho, western Mont., and southeast B.C., for paddling, fishing, and other recreation.

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Cyclists riding in Colville, Wash., along a rural road.

Blazing Saddles Ride 2021 Showcases NE Washington’s Stellar Road Biking

The Colville, Washington area is a road biker’s dream. Tucked into the northeast corner of the state, there is an abundance of lightly-trafficked backroads. Popular …

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Lookout Pass Adds Lift-Served Mountain Biking & Hiking

Riding the Route of the Hiawatha at Lookout Pass has become a bucket-list outdoor adventure that now attracts bike riders from around the country. And …

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Cube Iron Roadless Area - view from summit rocks looking over the valley wilderness.

Adventure Inspiration: 34 Summer Trip Ideas

Our friends in the Inland NW outdoors community share their go-to adventures. Get inspired to explore someplace new this summer.

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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.

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