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Dayhiking Beehive Mountain 4580′

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Dayhiking Beehive Mountain 4580′

One of the quick hikes with access year around is Beehive Mountain just South of Wenatchee, Washington which had a lookout on it's summit once upon a time. There are a couple man-made lakes /reservoirs as you hike up. The standard route begins in a pullout off the road to Mission Ridge Ski Resort an ...

Ancient Lakes Coulee Loop, Central Washington

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Ancient Lakes Coulee Loop, Central Washington

It is often hard to believe a forecast of a single sunny, blue sky day book-ended by bad weather in January, but I hoped for the best and prepared for the worst a hiker has to do what a hiker has to do so with that in mind we were off to Ancient Lakes / Pothole Coulees West of Quincy, WA. located in ...

Dayhiking Swakane Canyon and Peak

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Dayhiking Swakane Canyon and Peak

From the large front window of our house I can look across the Wenatchee Valley and Burch Mountain's East shoulder at Lower Entiat Ridge as is falls to it's Eastern terminus at the Columbia River in Central Washington, sandwiched between Entiat Ridge and Burch Mountain is Swakane Canyon technically ...

Dayhiking North Douglas Creek Canyon Loop, WA.

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Dayhiking North Douglas Creek Canyon Loop, WA.

I wrote an article on Washington's Douglas Creek Canyon March 2018 sharing some history and geology specific to the area to include a trip video of the South Douglas Creek portion of the canyon. The area is broken into two sections the South and North trail-heads or access points. The North Douglas ...

Central WA : The Colockum Loop

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Central WA : The Colockum Loop

I did alot of trail and treadmill running during the mixed bag of cold temps, overcast, and precipitation which was December, but Steve and I eventually made it out for a desert loop on the far edge of the North Cascades Eastern Slopes heading out to the Colockum Wildlife Area South of Wenatchee, WA ...

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