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Local Goods

Go and explore the Inland Northwest with products all made close to home

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Sneva MFG Alpine Skis

Sneva MFG has been turning out custom-made, quality skis in Spokane for more than 20 years. Order from their current line, or if you want something a little more personal, you can work with them to create your own custom design. Buy them online or catch Sneva at the Snowlander Expo, Nov. 17-18 at the Spokane Convention Center. $750

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White's Boots

These original Smokejumper boots are made with high-quality leather right here in Spokane, by a company with more than 100 years experience in the boot business. While you can order them online, it's a lot more fun to visit their beautiful showroom. $479.95

whitesboots.com

Keokee Regional Guidebooks

Nobody knows the trails of the Inland Northwest better than Keokee Books, located in Sandpoint, Idaho, and their new, third edition of Trails of the Wild Cabinets provides updated maps and charts for hikes of all levels of difficulty throughout North Idaho and western Montana. Find them at Auntie's Bookstore, Vanderford's Books and on their website. $16.50

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GSI Outdoors Cookware

GSI Outdoors is a powerhouse in the camping world, with hundreds of distributors in the U.S. and Canada, so many people are surprised to hear they're based right here in Spokane. They make every appliance and kitchen accessory you could ever need for any sort of camping adventure. Find them at REI, Mountain Gear and White Elephant. Java Drip coffee maker: $12.95; Pinnacle Dualist ultralight cookset: $64.95

gsioutdoors.com

Coeur d'Alene LongBoards

Mike Normand hand-stencils each longboard and will even do custom orders, making each board a unique piece of art. The texture on the deck pictured comes from coffee grinds, combining a beautiful design with great grip. Find them at JUNK in midtown Coeur d'Alene and on his Facebook page. $175

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CDA Idaho Hat

If you want to flaunt your Idaho pride, look to CDA Idaho clothing company for on-trend trucker hats, T-shirts, sweatshirts and jewelry. You'll find an assortment of their products at JUNK in CdA, or browse all their inventory online. $22

cdaidaho.com

NRS Hydroskin

Moscow, Idaho-based NRS has created an outdoor empire, with hundreds of products for kayaking, rafting and fishing that sell all across the country. Their products are high-quality and long-lasting, making them perfect for any excursion. Find them at Mountain Gear, REI and Kayak Coeur d'Alene. $97.95

nrs.com