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Northwest Weekend: Tri-Cities

Enjoy plentiful hiking, lots of sun and a bit of history in Southeast Washington | By Rachel Wood and Brandon Fralic

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Northwest Weekend: Spokane

In Spokane, you'll find a vibrant outdoor community and plenty of adventures, from summer to winter | by Todd Dunfield

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Northwest Weekend: Unplugged in the Columbia River Gorge

A weekend on the Columbia Gorge offers an opportunity to leave behind the busyness of daily life and experience a slower pace along its scenic beauty | by Shannon Leader

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Northwest Weekend: Summer at the Alpine Lakes High Camp

After 40 years as a backcountry ski destination, Alpine Lakes High Camp’s new owners, Justin and Austin Donohue, have opened it year-around. Two hikers paid a visit to see how the rustic cabins and front-door trail access stack up in the summertime. | by Andrew Coghill

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Clear Skies, Quiet Trails

Visit Ellensburg for lovely shoulder-season hiking, open skies and a peaceful respite | by Jonathan Shipley

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Island Get Away: San Juan Islands

Spend a weekend hiking; watching for whales and enjoying the food and drink in the San Juan Islands | by Rachel Wood and Brandon Fralic

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Hike. Paddle. Repeat.

Discover the best of the Pacific Northwest on an adventure cruise | by Cassandra Overby

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A Snowy Adventure

Ski or snowshoe to Tahoma huts for a wintery getaway | by Heath Jones, Mount Tahoma Trails Association volunteer

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Northwest Weekend: Mazama

Mazama is an ideal jumping-off point for camping and hiking in the North Cascades | by Lindsay Leffelman

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Northwest Weekend: Port Townsend

Visit the charming peninsula for year-round camping, lots of hiking options and a glimpse into the military history of the Northwest | by Jessi Loerch

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Northwest Weekend: Long Beach

Southwest Washington is a bright destination for hikes, craft beer and plenty of stunning ocean views | by Rachel Wood and Brandon Fralic

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Hike Hut to Hut on the Sunshine Coast

Along the rugged coastline between Howe Sound and the coastal mountain range of British Columbia, hikers come from all over the world to check out the Sunshine Coast Trail. Established in 1992, the trail traverses 112 miles (180 km) with 13 rustic huts. It’s the longest hut-to-hut trail in Canada and it offers old growth, views of the Salish Sea and lovely lakes | by Rachel Wood

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