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Creek running from the waterfall at Trail 121 located in the Palisades Park area.

Spokane hiking guide

May 22, 2019

Spokane may be a densely populated area, but a short drive in any direction from its booming downtown will land you in an outdoorsman’s paradise. There...

Spokane holds spring break opportunities

By Erin Rebar, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2016

Spring break is almost upon us, and with it comes stories and expectations of a wild trip away. According to the Chicago Tribune, a study by cheaptickets.com found “more than half of college students plan to hit the road, with many planning trips on a budget to such destinations as Las Vegas; Cancun, Mexico; and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.” While this data may not...

Jeni McNeal repels down a cliff during Expedition Idaho in 2011. Expedition Idaho was a seven-day expedition style adventure race. Photo by: Megan Roberts

Professor roughs it in the wild

May 25, 2013

  Physical education, health and recreation professor Dr. Jeni McNeal will mountain bike 60 miles, run 15 miles and kayak 5-10 miles, all solo, on ...

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