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Latest Campfire Restrictions

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Restricts Fires on Eastern Washington Lands OLYMPIA – The arrival of hot, dry weather has prompted the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to restric... Read More...

East vs. West-Fall Colors

Contoocook River in New Hamphire (left) vs. the Enchantments. Both are awfully pretty.When it comes to fall colors, the Northeast is considered the country’s Holy Grail. I just returned from those far-off fore... Read More...

Heatwave Escapes

Photo: Swimming in the Enchantments. Even on a blistering day, that will cool you off. Heatwave Escapes by Andy Dappen It’s sizzling out there. And the forecast doesn’t show much relief for the week ahead.... Read More...

I Need a Nature Prescription

I Need a Nature Prescription by Sarah Shaffer For those of us who have a passion for being outdoors, we value what nature gives us. For me that is a sense of calm, solace, happiness, adventure, joy, and ... Read More...

Backcountry Skiing Tip

Backcountry Skiing Tip by Andy Dappen Backcountry skiers spend hundreds of dollars shaving ounces of weight from their skis, boots, and bindings ...and then they walk uphill, collect a lot of snow on the tops... Read More...

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