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The Golden Stairway, to the Golden Fleece

Far from any place anyone might even consider a place, ‘The Golden Stairway' may not hold much in the way of gold, but it is indeed a stairway to beautiful meadows and wide views over the Conconully region.

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Wanderings on Funk Mountain

In the mood to get out, but not in the mood to exert too much energy? Maybe just want to zip up to a prominent high point to watch the day end? Funk Mountain is that kind of place.

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Tiffany Highlands - Epic or Stupid Adventure?

A fine line separates an epic adventure from complete stupidity, as discovered on a unique alpine mountain bike loop through the Tiffany Highlands, an endeavor barely completed through the power of optimism.

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Schalow Mountain

Schalow Mountain rises up to the east of Sugarloaf Campground and is a pleasant (but steep) afternoon hike if camping at one of the surrounding lakes. The trail itself is not well-maintained but ends on a pretty ridgeline with small peaklets giving views of distant peaks and miniature lakes.
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The Golden Stairway ... to the Golden Fleece

Miles from any place people are likely to know about, The Golden Stairway, is an old sheep driveway (trail) nestled in the backwoods of Conconully. Now the silver forest and surprisingly lush meadows hold a charm that few Washington trail users have discovered.

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Funk Mountain Wanderings

In the mood to get out, but not in the mood to exert too much energy? Maybe just want to zip up to a prominent high point to watch the day end? Funk Mountain is that kind of place.