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Biking Lewis Butte

These are not only some of the closest trails to the Western-themed hub of Winthrop, they are also among the least traveled. Given their proximity to town, you should saddle up the trusty steed (the two-wheeled variety) and ride on over.

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Riding a Human ... or Packing a Bike

A huge mountain bike descent sounds appealing ... until you think about getting the bike up to the top of a route that's too tricky to pedal. Then, do you push the dreaded anchor, let the frame crush your shoulders, or give up on such a ride? Here are two much better ways to pack your bike up a path you just can't pedal.
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Rock Reach Trail - Ribbon Cutting

"This has been 20 years in the making," Bob Parlette said as he addressed a crowd of about 75 people at Lincoln Rock State Park who had assembled for a ribbon-cutting celebration of the Rocky Reach Trail last night. "There were times I wasn't sure I'd live long enough to see this happen....

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Celebrating Trails

Question: What day has occurred annually on the first Saturday of June since the late 1980s and is meant to motivate us to get out and connect with nature the slow way -- via a dirt path? You didn't get this oneObviously the answer is ...
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Play More - Celebrate WenatcheeOutdoors Day

We’re spending so many hours in the office that it feels like we must work for WenatcheeIndoors. Do you feel the same? Do you need a break from YourCompany Indoors? Here's how: Tell your boss you can't work March 21, 2014  because ... it's WenatcheeOutdoors Day.
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Funding the Rocky Reach Trail

Since the Rocky Reach Trail Project was divided into three separate phases in March 2013, there has been significant progress made to the development of this trail extension. Phase 1 is the north end of the trail, starting from Lincoln Rock State Park....
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Daily Double

The day after Thanksgiving, my friend Matthew and I headed out to complete a long discussed endeavor: The Daily Double. Our goal was to ride both Xanadu and Tres Hombres in one outing. Along the way, we took some pictures and a bit of video...
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Trial through the Muddy Season

The riding skill exhibited in this video left us slack jawed.  With the gray days of November soon upon us and with days ahead when the trails will be too soft to ride responsibly, setting up some trials in the driveway that are suited to your skills...

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Sellar Bridge Bike Improvements

Bicyclist and pedestrians can now move freely from one side of the Columbia to the other, thanks to recent improvements to the Sellar Bridge by the Washington State Department of Transportation...
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The Mad Dog Climb to McKenzie Saddle

We received an email from John Marshall describing this thigh-burning road ride in the Mad River area. It climbs steeply on paved roads to a high saddle with views over the whole valley. It's perfect for testing your fitness and inducing hallucinations.