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Family-Friendly Trail of the Week

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. A Year of Best of the NW Family-Friendly Trails Want to be more active in 2016?  We make it easy with a Western Washington recommended trail a week. The full list (one revealed each week on twitter and in this blog post) 52 descriptive trail […]

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Climb and Ski Mount Adams

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. Climb Mount Adams, Washington’s second-highest volcano. The southern slopes of Mount Adams offer a straight-forward summit route and a 6,000 foot vertical ski decent on crevasse-less terrain making this route a spring favorite for back country skiers. Register at the trail head. From the rustic […]

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Annual Moose Dewlap Citizens Trek Nordic Ski Loppet

Play & Learn Replacing the classic Hog Loppet with a new format in the Moose Loppet aspires to be the new standard cross-country trek event in the Leavenworth Area. In the Lake Wenatchee Fish Lake snow park the course winds along the Chiwawa river through forested trails as it slowly begins to climb more steeply. […]

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White Pass Nordic Ski Trails

Play & Learn South of Mount Rainier off Highway 12 White Pass Nordic Trails front door access from Alpine Chalets makes for a great stay and ski weekend. 18 Kilometers of cross-country ski trails wind through hilly forests and wrap around Leech Lake. First timers can warm up on the short lollypop loop right off […]

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Snoqualmie Loppet Best of Snoquamie Nordic Trails

Play & Learn Cross country or “Nordic” skiing appeals to a broad range of ages, skills and fitness levels. From walking on skis to full body sprinting Nordic skiing is considered by many the best exercise for cardiovascular fitness. The following trails are groomed for the classic style “tracks” with wide skate lane. Before you […]

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Climb Mount Hood, Oregon

Mount Hood, OR Rising 11,240 feet to the high-point of Oregon this iconic mountain is considered the Mount Fuji of America. A gradual non-technical climb with an exciting top out and ski options make this the second-most climbed alpine peak in the world. Timberline, home to the famous WPA built lodge seen in Steven King’s […]

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