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Hike Glacier National Park – Montana

Hike The Highline Trail – Glacier National Park Montana Elevation Gain = 1,950′ Elevation Loss = 3,026′ Length Logan to the Loop = 11.8 miles Glacier National Park dubbed “Crown of the Continent” by George Bird Grinnell is one of our National Treasures. Canoe Lake MacDonald, hike the lush Trail of the Cedars to Avalanche […]

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Best of the NW on North Cascade Hiker Podcast #24

Visit the North Cascade Hiker Web Site Rudy Glecek asks Best of the NW to share our background story, our video making process and the reason why we produce hundreds of trail videos for Western Washington. By Rudy Glecek: Bryan Schaeffer talks all about The Best of the Northwest! His hiking website is full of […]

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Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens hiking, climbing, backcountry skiing, Washington Volcanos The world famous eruption of Loowit or Mount St. Helens in 1980 capped the previous 9,677 summit to 8,366. A large parking lot is the staging grounds and campsite for permitted climbers.  Hike up the road grade before crossing the unique volcanic worm flows contours.  As the tree […]

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Glacier Peak

Glacier Peak hiking, climbing, Washington Volcanoes Ultraneering (mountaineering + ultra running) phenom Stuke Sowle solo scales Glacier Peak in 17 hours covering 34 miles and over 12,000 feet cumulative vertical gain. Glacier Peak or known as “Takobia” by the Sauk people Washington’s only wilderness volcano standing at 10,525 feet Glacier Peak presents challenges of remoteness […]

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Mount Baker

Mount Baker Attempt, hiking, climbing, Washington Volcanos Mount Baker 10,781 also known as Kulshan, the youngest volcano in the Mount Baker volcanic field is an active glaciated andesitic stratovolcano. Easton Glacier Route on Trails.com Contribute footage to Mount Baker Ski Guide More Washington Volcanos   Contribute footage for upcoming Ski Mount Baker Video.    

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Shoulder Season Ski Trails & Routes Slideshow at REI

Multimedia Presentation on Spring Season Ski Trails and Routes in Western Washington. From REI Washington Ski Touring Club Presentation March 03 2016. Best of the Northwest Human Powered Spring Skiing Strategy The best way to get around in the winter is on skis.  I think some of you might agree with that statement..? So here […]

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