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Feds Green Light Mount Rainier Upgrades

The National Parks Service has approved long-awaited upgrades to Mount Rainier’s Camp Muir — one of the main stops for the thousands people who climb the mountain.

CBS Seattle–01/13/2013

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Blake Island Offers a Quiet Fall Adventure

Here’s a question, a pop quiz really: Where’s Blake Island? Is it nestled between Vashon and Bainbridge islands? A 45-minute boat ride from Seattle? (Yes, and yes.) And it’s worth a second look.

10/13/2012

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2 Wash. State Teens Die After Hiking Fall

Two teenage boys, ages 18 and 16, died Sunday during a hike in the mountains east of Seattle after falling from rocks near a water fall.

09/17/2012

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Mount St. Helens Hiking Passes Sold Out For Summer

Mount St. Helens has become one of the most popular destinations for hikers in Washington state.

07/21/2012

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Best WA Wildflower Hikes

Little crocuses are beginning to bloom, giving away the first signs of spring. During spring and summer, Washington’s wildflowers are a beautiful sight for photographers, campers and hikers.

03/09/2012

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Around the Sound in Port Townsend, WA

Settled in 1851, Port Townsend was originally named “Port Townshend”, by George Vancouver, for his friend the Marquis of Townshend. Found to be a safe harbor, the community thrived on fishing and shipping. Many of its original Victorian homes and beautiful early 1900’s buildings remain. And Port Townsend has become a destination for romantic weekend getaways.

04/18/2011

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Guide to the San Juan Islands

Their motto is “Real Islands… Real Close”. The San Juans, a cluster of over 70 islands to the north and west of Seattle, are just a car and ferry ride away. A destination spot for romantic getaways, cycling trips or adventurists, three of the islands – San Juan, Orcas, and Lopez offer a variety of accomodations and dining experiences for your next getaway.

04/01/2011

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