Founded in 1915, this organization that offers annual schools and clinics and its members frequently organize hikes, climbs, bike rides, ski trips, and backpacking trips among other things. Members must be 15 years of age or older.
Broads with Dogs Hiking Meetup Group
This is a womens only hiking group of all ages and abilities. Hikes are in the range of 5 - 8 miles and members are encouraged to bring along their dogs as long as they socialize well with other dogs.
Inland Northwest Hikers
This organization promotes non-motorized recreation in inland Northwest areas including Spokane, as well as to preserve and protect natural habitat. They organize community trails events and are working to develop a regional trail classification system among many other goals.
Article Written By Naomi Judd
Naomi M. Judd is a naturalist, artist and writer. Her work has been published in various literary journals, newspapers and websites. Judd holds a self-designed Bachelor of Arts in adventure writing from Plymouth State University and is earning a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from the University of Southern Maine.