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Time for some Winter fun!

Hold on to your sleds … it’s time to celebrate all things snowy and bright during the Sandpoint Winter Carnival, coming to town Feb. 14-23 with non-stop events both in town and on the mountain. First week highlights include the Parade of Lights Friday, Feb. 14, featuring zany floats through downtown, plus there’s Schweitzer’s Let It Glow! Night Parade and Fireworks, Sunday, Feb. 16.

And there’s much more coming up second week, including the Weird & Wonderful Pub Crawl on Saturday, Feb. 22, and what may be the all-time favorite carnival event, the K9 Keg Pull at Eichardt’s Pub on Sunday, Feb. 23. Check out the entire schedule on the event’s official website: SandpointWinterCarnival.com.

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Trail guidebooks

Summer and fall are high seasons for hikers and campers in the high country of the Selkirk and Cabinet mountains surrounding Sandpoint, while lower-elevation destinations can be accessible almost year-round. There are more than 100 maintained trails and scores of backcountry campsites within a couple hours’ drive of Sandpoint, ranging from easy strolls to waterfalls and panoramas up to multiday backpacking trips through spectacular backcountry landscapes. And just about all of the trails offer the opportunity to spot rare wildlife. KeokeeBooks.com features several popular trail and recreational guidebooks available for purchase.