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Pacific Crest Trail Hike to Raise Funds for Parkinson’s Research

Pass To Pass is a hike and a fundraiser for Parkinson’s disease research and awareness by including Parkinson’s people on the Washington State section of the Pacific Crest Trail southbound from Stevens Pass to Snoqualmie. Participants will include a mix of hikers with Parkinson’s and support hikers with additional mule support completing the hike from …

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1.5 Miles of Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail Permanently Protected

  Fresh victory for the PCT hot off the press: Seattle Wash., October 18, 2012 – Today, The Trust for Public Land announced that 808 acres of private lands along the Pacific Crest Trail in Kittitas County, Washington have been protected and added to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie and Wenatchee national forests. The two properties, owned …

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Trail & Public Lands Champions: Bill Way and the NEWTS

Some of us only ride, hike, or run trails. But there are many others who also support outdoor recreation and conservation groups and volunteer their time on trail and restoration projects. We need more of the latter, people who are trail and public land champions, like Bill Way and the NEWTS, Diana Roberts, and Bill Kinzel. (OTO)  Bill …

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Spokane Couple Tackle the Continental Divide Trail (CDT)

Silverton, Colorado—Two long-distance hikers from Spokane, a married couple with the trail name “LauTrav,” started thru-hiking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) on April 22, 2019. Beginning in New Mexico, Travis Nichols and Lauren DeLand, both seasoned long-distance hikers, plan to end their epic hike at the Canada border this fall after hiking for five months. …

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5 Favorite Snowshoe Hikes in the Pacific Northwest

Vigorous yet gentle exercise, beautiful views, peaceful wilderness, low-cost gear—these are all reasons to enjoy snowshoeing.   Sherman Pass Loop (Advanced) At 5,575 feet of elevation, Sherman Pass is Washington State’s highest mountain pass that’s open year-round, according to Recreation.gov. Since no avalanche advisories are available for this area, Sherman Pass is recommended for experienced …

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