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B.C. Weekend Getaway: Rossland Mountain Film Festival (November 20-22)

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The Teck Rossland Mountain Film Festival is set to celebrate its seventeenth year with the annual festival running from Wednesday the 18th to Sunday the 22nd in Rossland, B.C. This year’s festival is shaping up to be a very exciting ...

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The Best of Priest Lake: Hikes, Resorts, Paddling, Fishing, and More

Photo: Aaron Theisen

The Northwest has hundreds of lakes ranging from tiny alpine tarns to giant pools that sprawl for miles through the mountains. The region’s many diverse lakes each have their own unique feel and personality. While public land and access is ...

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Huckleberry Tent & Breakfast: A Rustic Retreat Near Sandpoint, Idaho

Photo: S. Michal Bennett

They have cozy beds. They have home-cooked breakfasts. But this sweet spot just south of Clark Fork, Idaho isn’t what you’d expect from a bed and breakfast. Huckleberry Tent & Breakfast is a camping experience that takes you beyond tents ...

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10 Ways to Explore Sandpoint (The Locals Guide)

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Because Sandpoint happens to be flanked by the Selkirks and the Cabinets, and folded into the curves of Lake Pend Oreille and the river, and because it’s rather postcard perfect, this little town fills up with visitors in the summer ...

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The West Kootenays on Two Wheels

Photo: Aaron Theisen

I consider myself a pretty strong rider. But, despite their best efforts, the trio of Canadian cyclists who have volunteered to show me the highlights of road biking in the West Kootenay region of southern B.C. area are casually kicking ...

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Bend, Oregon: Where Beer-lovers and Dog-lovers Unite

The dog days of summer in Bend. Hounds can hang on the patio, but shouldn't drink the beer. Photo: Janelle McCabe

Bikes, dogs, beer: Sadly, something’s gotta give. I just finished a big triathlon last weekend, so we choose the dog over the bikes, giving my legs a rest and making Milo’s tail thump in triumph. We’re camping our way down ...

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Northeast Washington Hiking/Camping Road Trip

Nothing quite like hipster hiking up Thirteenmile Canyon. Photo: Aaron Theisen

Let me be your concierge for a Northeast Washington hiking weekend this summer that includes hiking Thirteen Mile Trail, an overnight car-camping stay at Swan Lake and a visit to the frontier-like town of Republic, Wash. You will make lifelong ...

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