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A Tale of Two 'Mids'

A review of two pyramid-styled tents: The Mega Light from Black Diamond and the Ultamid 4 from Hyperlite Mountain Gear. The Mega Light gets the nod for best value -- it's a quality product at an affordable price. The Ultamid gets kudos for being the best product, but the added space, increased strength, and reduced weight will cost you.

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Play More - Celebrate WenatcheeOutdoors Day

We’re spending so many hours in the office that it feels like we must work for WenatcheeIndoors. Do you feel the same? Do you need a break from YourCompany Indoors? Here's how: Tell your boss you can't work March 21, 2014  because ... it's WenatcheeOutdoors Day.
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Bug Be Gone

It’s happening earlier than normal this summer...we’re receiving word from mountain bikers riding near Lake Wenatchee and from hikers visiting the Squilchuck Basin that the vampires are emerging. How how do you keep them from sipping on your red wine?

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Map and Compass 101

WenatcheeOutdoors recently partnered with Cascade Subaru and Wenatchee Parks and Rec Department to run a multi-week navigation course. If you missed the course you can still pick up the basics from our map and compass slideshow.

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Going Postal in the Sage Hills

The postman pulled his delivery truck into our driveway. I trotted from the garage toward the truck. “Take your time,” the Postman yelled. I obeyed and slowed to a walk. As I approached, he nodded toward the green foothills basking in the sunshine and commented, “A day like this you just gotta enjoy.”

 

 

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Eightmile Enlightenment

Trails mirror the company we share them with. Trails can be mute cells of solitary confinement or chatty confession chambers. They can be storied trips to new corners of the world or, as we discover while skiing Eightmile Mountains, roads to Enlightenment.