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Sun Lakes-Dry Falls Outings

Sun Lakes - Dry Falls State Park near Coulee City offers a menu of relatively tame outdoor outings highlighted with a few dashes of craziness. That seems appropriate given that most of the region’s geologic history has been relatively tame...except for the occasional dash of extreme craziness.

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Similkameen Rail Trail

Enjoy a side of history along with your exercise by walking, running, or biking the Similkameen Trail, a segment of the old railroad grade that once ran along the Similkameen River between the towns of Oroville and Nighthawk. The scenery is impressive... so is the effort to build this rail line.

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Teaching Others to Succeed at Skiing

Les Eddy has been skiing since 1945. Since he began, both skiing and ski instruction have changed considerably. In this article Les shares the wisdom he learned in almost twenty years as a professional ski instructor. He also shows up in some classic ski photos taken at White Pass in the 1950s.