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Here’s a great web app for locating trails in Washington State. According to what little information is available from the authors, they’re leveraging data from the Washington Trails Association website and overlaying on the map with killer search features. Very … Continue reading

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Reconnoitering the Ridge over Walupt Lake

On a recent camping trip with friends, I made a trail up a short but steep peak overlooking Walupt Lake in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.  I thought I was going out for a short walk from camp but my … Continue reading

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Monthly Mail Check (on Mailbox Peak Trail)

Mailbox Peak is a heck of a 2.5-mile hike 🙂 http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/mailbox-peak For spring-into-summer 2013 I’ve added seven monthly hikes to the Seattle Hiking Meetup Group: http://www.meetup.com/seattlehiking/events/85084532/ 1st Saturday of the month, April through October 2013 join us if you’re local or … Continue reading

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So you want to go for a hike in Washington State?

It’s amazingly complicated to figure out which passes & permits are required to park, hike, and camp in Washington State. Really, it’s absolutely insane. There are multiple state and federal agencies, some have overlapping jurisdictions, regulations are sometimes specific to … Continue reading

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