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The Colors of Touring

My daughter paints in oils. One of her paintings of a goat’s face looks realistic from a distance but is a swatch book or color when examined closely. “There are so many colors within color,” she has told me. I decide to practice observing like an artist on an early morning ski tour.

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Our Beloved Saddle Rock

A video produced by our local North 40 Productions and sponsored by local Chelan Douglas Land Trust. We are a community that blends fantastic conservation efforts and outdoor recreation opportunities. Lets keep Saddle Rock thriving in a conscious, leave no trace kind of way and celebrate what is this areas natural beauty.
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Where are the Peakbaggers ?

We moved to Wenatchee five years ago from back East after coordinating our vacations every year and loading up the van with bags of outdoor gear and travelling coast to coast predominantly visiting the wild side of America, picking a different region every year, and returning to some.

So a very frequent question we are asked is, "Why did you move all the way out here?". The quick and easy answer is, "Mountains". Above all things it was the beau...

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Foothills Trail - Video Slideshow

  If you've heard about the 'Foothills Trail' in the open lands flanking Wenatchee to the west, and wondered exactly what that was all about, this slideshow will explain it better....
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Bay Watch

This article by Tom Reese in The Seattle Times, discussing the Union Bay wetlands that are part of the 320-acre University of Washington Botanic Gardens, is thoughtful and nicely written. It might give you ideas for an outing during your next trip to Seattle. It also harkens to what makes our lifestyle so special throughout the Wenatchee Valley....
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Sage Hills Loop

The Sage Hills, some of the wild lands forming the western foothills of Wenatchee, offer beautiful views and trails. It's easy to get there, and in April and May the flowers are spectacular. It's a special place to walk, run, mountain bike, walk the dog, explore with kids...