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One Resolution

Molly Steere, tells us the story of her New Year's resolution when her son was 16 months old. Giving us insight into what perceptions she would need to have raising her son, while being in nature.

 

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A Walk In The Clouds

This story of a canine friend made on an outing to Twin Peaks was written  late this fall by Glen Carlson. Those of us who have been visiting the area more recently on skis or snowshoes will still find Glen's musings appropriate. We're also likely to meet Luke, the dog featured in this story.

 
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New Traditions

Keri Davis discusses a new tradition she has started with her daughter -- hiking to Clara Lake in autumn to see the larches. Keri also tells how slowing down to see the outdoor world through a child's eyes has enriched her own time outside.

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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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Mt. David Hike

Hikes don’t get a whole lot prettier than this one up Mt. David, located at the end of the White River Road near Lake Wenatchee. It’s a 16-mile trip with a vertical mile of elevation gain – making it the kind of ordeal sado-masochists love. But it’s too pretty to be either sadistic or masochistic. 

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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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Light Sleepers (Gear)

In bygone days, I scoffed at the notion of using a sleeping pad. In the pursuit of traveling light, I stuffed my clothes into a plastic Glad Bag and slept on the wad. Somewhere around the age of 25, I de-evolved from a crash-anywhere guy into an amazingly light sleeper. That’s when my attitudes about sleeping pads took a turn. Suddenly, after a full day of climbing, hiking, or ski touring, a good night’s rest seemed worth the weight penalty of a...
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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...
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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.