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Cooney Lake - Heat Wave Escape

In hot weather the three elements for beating the heat in the outdoors are shade, water, and elevation. Cooney Lake gives you all three. Furthermore, the area is not heavily used and the views from the peak above the lake are hard to beat but easy to reach.

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Methow River - Shooting the Lower Section

The lower Methow is not only beautifully scenic, it’s interestingly fast paced– especially in high water. That’s not to say you won’t have time to recover from one rapid should a wave or a hole wash you into the drink – you will. But you won’t have time to dawdle in the river because the rapids just keep coming.