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Mt. Bonaparte - A Tale of Two Trails

Long a popular trek with Boy Scouts staying at Camp Bonaparte below, Mt. Bonaparte is a wooded, alpine island in a sea of rolling farmland. It’s also one of the few fire lookouts still manned in high fire season, giving a historical aspect to this high perch.

+5 5 votes

A Ski for All Snowshoers

It was a world-record gathering of ‘Hoksters’ with 75 people arriving to learn about or to test 'Hoks,'  a product some call a sliding snowshoe, others a grippy ski. This short, wide ski has a permanent climbing skin covering half its length for grip going up and to control speed coming down.

+7 7 votes

Blue Lake (Sinlahekin)

Of all the bodies of water dutifully named 'Blue Lake' in Okanogan County, this particular Blue Lake in the Sinlahekin Valley is an exceptional place to cast a line for good-sized rainbow and brown trout.
+2 2 votes

Havillah Bike Loop

In the Biblical sense Havillah was a land where there was, metaphorically speaking, “gold… and the gold of that land was good.” Vvisitors who bring bikes to this tiny hamlet will discover that the gold talk isn’t stupid talk.
+2 2 votes

Mount Hull Climbing Guide

The SW face of Mt Hull is a huge area with many distinct cliffs and potential for thousands of routes. Read on for route beta and access info.

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Fir Mountain Trail

This is a fairly primitive trail that climbs steeply up the fall line to a beautiful 360-degree overlook that was once the site of fire lookout. The trail receives little use but deserves to be walked. 
+6 6 votes

Beth and Beaver Lakes

This flat, forested trail contours along the side of two lakes, giving hikers a nice chance to stretch the legs while escaping the heat of mid-summer, passing several spots where walkers can wet a fishing line or take a swim.

+4 4 votes

Mt Bonaparte - A Tale of Two Trails

Long a popular trek with Boy Scouts staying at Camp Bonaparte below, Mt. Bonaparte is a wooded, alpine island in a sea of rolling farmland. It’s also one of the few fire lookouts still manned in high fire season, giving a sense of history to this place with long views.