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Stayman Heights

If you like hiking in shrub-steppe, don’t mind eschewing the luxury of built trails, and enjoy new scenery, "Stayman Heights" may be to your liking. The name is of my own invention, since the slopes of this area are above Stayman Road. Land ownership is a mixture of state land (Entiat State Wildlife Area) and federal land (Wenatchee National Forest).....
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Rise of the 'Mids'

In the outdoor world where needed equipment is usually strapped to your back, less is often more. Such is the case with floorless tents that rise from a wide base to a narrow apex and are generally referred to as pyramids, megamids or ‘mids'. Read our biased report about why these tents rule.

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A Walk In The Clouds

This story of a canine friend made on an outing to Twin Peaks was written  late this fall by Glen Carlson. Those of us who have been visiting the area more recently on skis or snowshoes will still find Glen's musings appropriate. We're also likely to meet Luke, the dog featured in this story.

 
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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.