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New Silver Valley App

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Located at the base of the Bitterroot Mountains, the Silver Valley is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. With over 2,600 square miles, there’s plenty to explore. Grab a road bike and hop on the 15-mile Route of the Hiawatha rail-trail or ...

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Outdoor Recreation Economy Continues to Grow in Washington

Last July, the Outdoor Industry Association published a significant report that revealed that outdoor recreation in Washington State generates 26.2 billion dollars in annual spending. “These numbers show that when we invest in public land, the payoff comes not only ...

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Leadman Triathlon (April 22)

The ski season may be coming to an end, but there’s still time to sign up for Silver Mountain Resort’s 13th annual Leadman held on Saturday, April 22. The Leadman is a unique triathlon combining skiing/snowboarding, biking, and running. Competitors ...

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Season Pass: Long-Time Ski Pass Holders Spread the Love

Many of the people who live, work, and raise their families in the Inland Northwest have been taking full advantage of the superb winter mountain conditions throughout the area for decades and were among the first people in line when ...

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Little Rippers: Inspiration from the Next Generation

We’ve all seen them. Super kid skiers swishing down runs, carving turns like it’s nobody’s business, out-skiing timid adults snowplowing down the mountain. Little rippers share a common backstory: They started alpine skiing with their parents at a young age ...

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Ski Bum Advice: Three People You Should Never Ski With

As I close out my fortieth year on snow, I have come to some serious conclusions about this crazy sport we call skiing. First, my boots will never be comfortable. Like, ever. Second, I was wrong when I said I ...

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Mission Ridge: The Sun Valley of Washington

The question came up while I was attending a party with my saner, better half not too long ago. The conversation revolved around skiing, and someone asked where I spent my formative years on skis. “Mission Ridge,” I said. Their ...

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Spring Skiing Survival Guide

  Spring time for skiers and riders offers a mix of sun, comfortable temperatures, soft snow, no crowds, and a chill state of mind. Everyone’s likely had a belly full of powder days and sub-zero-groomer-zoomer days. Now it’s time to ...

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