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Reynolds-Rennie Loop: The Wallowas of NCW

The Wallowa Mountains tower over the plains of northeastern Oregon. I cut my teeth there as a backcountry skier so they are near and dear to me. When it comes to skiing beautiful Wallowaesque terrain, however, the mountains of the Chelan Sawtooth Wilderness are less visited and a whole lot closer...

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Prime Rib of Goat

Prime Rib, an 11-pitch rock climbing route on Goat Wall near Mazama, is outside our normal territory but we've included it because its unusual qualities make it a must-do route for Central Washington rock climbers. This guidebook information was first posted in 2009 but locals who have climbed recently agree this is a worthy route.