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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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Save the Wenatchee River Waterfront

When was the last time you visited a Wenatchee riverfront area that was still serene and peaceful, a place where you could walk, fish or just lie back and take in the surroundings? How about a location that offers access to some of the best steelhead fishing in the valley?
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2nd Annual Moose Dewlap Citizen Trek

The 2nd Annual Moose Dewlap Citizen Trek for the L.W.S.C. was a great success. The L.W.S.C. is pumped with the amount of skiers who showed and they are already looking forward to Moose Dewlap next year! Get the scoop from Mark Milliette the General Manager for L.W.S.C. in this article.

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Plain-old Nordic Skiing

There’s nothing ordinary about skiing Plain. For example, the hub of the Nordic action is a hardware store and the community’s economics are rooted in agriculture, ranching, and forestry. That would seem to make the community more of a Carhartts and snowmobiling place. Yet thanks to the seeds planted by one person, Nordic skiing has found a home here.

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Open Kayak Pool Session

We live around some of the best rivers in Washington State and there are a plethora of paddlers in the valley, but not much in the way of a community of paddlers. Having access to an indoor pool is a great way to help grow the paddling community.

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We Want To Hear From You!

Hello WenatcheeOutdoors.org enthusiasts. We would like to be more encompassing in our articles and pictures so we would love it if you could email us some of your pics and trip reports. Your trips don't have to be extreme for you to send us photos or reports. Whatever draws you outdoors, we want to hear about it!




 
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Equestrian Skijoring

So you thought Skijoring was for the dogs. Think again.
Skijoring was coined in the 1920's by the Norwegians to mean "ski drive." It is the action of being pulled over snow or ice on skis by a horse, dog or motor vehicle.

 
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One Resolution

Molly Steere, tells us the story of her New Year's resolution when her son was 16 months old. Giving us insight into what perceptions she would need to have raising her son, while being in nature.

 

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New Traditions

Keri Davis discusses a new tradition she has started with her daughter -- hiking to Clara Lake in autumn to see the larches. Keri also tells how slowing down to see the outdoor world through a child's eyes has enriched her own time outside.

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Riverfront Rock Gym Coming to Wenatchee in 2016!

The facility will be across from the Town Toyota Center, next to Walla Walla Park. There will be over 10,000 square feet for bouldering, top roping, and lead climbing. The bouldering area will feature 2 levels. The climbing walls will be 40 feet high with options for all skill levels.