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A mountain range with many pine trees.

4 Alpine Lakes of the Pacific Northwest Trail

By Blair Libby After admiring, camping alongside, and inundating myself in the Pacific Northwest Trail’s dozens of backcountry waters, I’ve devised my own rating system for the benefit of Out There Outdoors’ lake enthusiasts: The Way There, Big Rocks, Snackability, and Wildlife.  Ball Lakes and Pyramid Lake (Moderate)  The Way There: These lakes are nestled high …

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A lake reflecting the sunset with mountains in the background.

Backcountry Lakes of the Pacific Northwest Trail

By Blair Libby  A pair of bald eagles moved from ponderosa, to fir, to possibly a spruce, which rose up from corners of the lake as trout lookout towers. After a few explosive wing flaps during liftoff, they would glide, bodies as still as the glassy water that mirrored them. I followed their flight path on the water’s …

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8 Lakes Leg Aches bike ride

Make your pedaling count! Join us for one of the best-organized rides in Eastern Washington! 8 Lakes Bike Ride explores the beautiful scenery surrounding Spokane, West Plains, Medical Lake, and Cheney. Routes are marked and include food stops, medical and mechanical support. Pedaling for a purpose: Proceeds benefit the programs of LCS Northwest.  For more …

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8 Lakes Leg Aches bike ride

Presented by LCS Northwest and Kaiser Permanente.  Join us for one of the best-organized rides in Eastern Washington!  8 Lakes Bike Ride explores the beautiful scenery surrounding Spokane, West Plains, Medical Lake, and Cheney. Three routes to choose from; 30, 45, and 75-mile.  Routes are clearly marked and include food stops, medical and mechanical support.  …

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