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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 ...

Hoka One One 2019 Sky Series Hiking

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I have been an advocate for Hoka One One's ultralight aggressive and highly cushioned running  and hiking footwear since the original Speedgoat and Speed Hiker Mid became available in the United States in fact my first Speed Hikers were imported from the UK and they eventually relieved me fro ...

Dayhiking Horse Lake Mountain

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Dayhiking Horse Lake Mountain

Horse Lake Mountain is located just West of Wenatchee, WA. and is also known as Twin Peaks due to the two high points along the summit ridge both averaging 4600' in elevation. There is year around access to the mountain and multiple hiking variations wildflowers are plentiful in the Spring, especial ...

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 ...

Inversions

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Inversions

In Central Washington where the mountains fall to the Columbia River and the Columbia Plateau rises several thousand feet or more to the East there is a a weather phenomenon called, "Inversions" which can remain in place for days, weeks, and even months at a time resulting in cold, sunless days, and ...

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