Gonzaga Outdoors

Bowl and Pitcher

Bowl and Pitcher Hike: Cross over the Spokane River on a scenic swinging bridge take in the view of giant basalt pillars in the river, one tall (the Pitcher) and one skinny (the Bowl).  Continue up...

Mt.Kit Carson

Mt. Kit Carson Hike: This set of trails offer amazing views of the surrounding Spokane area as well as some of local lakes. The trail takes you to creeks, numerous meadows and lush forest. During...

Scotchman’s Peak

Scotchmans’s Peak Hike: This is a beautiful hike, but strenuous because it is so steep.  The well worn trail tread is usually in good shape and leads to the highest point in Bonner County, the top of...

Stanley Hot Springs

Stanley Hot Springs: Stanley Hot Springs is a very popular destination for backpacking to hot springs in the Inland Northwest.  The trailhead is easy to find and the trail is clearly marked and easy to...

Women in the Woods

I found her in the early morning hours as she groggily unraveled from her sleeping bag, caught sight of the sunrise and smiled   I found her in the restful ease of gazing at the mountains in their...

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