Big Things Coming (in 'Washington Trails' Magazine)
Summer is officially here. The skies are clearing, the snows are melting, the trails are drying out. It’s time to get out there and do what we love most—go hiking! And to celebrate all things about big hiking in Washington—big mountains, big views, big opportunities—we decided to “go big” with the next issue of Washington Trails too!
Summer is officially here. The skies are clearing, the snows are melting, the trails are drying out. It’s time to get out there and do what we love most—go hiking! And to celebrate all things about big hiking in Washington—big mountains, big views, big opportunities—we decided to “go big” with the new issue of Washington Trails too!
Watch your mailboxes this week for Washington Trails’ Big Hiking Issue. We’ve added eight more pages of hiking goodness to this issue to cram in more hikes, more views, more travel and more info to help you get out there and enjoy the best that summer hiking in Washington—and beyond—can offer.
Here’s a sneak peek at what’s coming.
Hiking on the Rocks
WT’s regional team has selected four amazing trails in the Goat Rocks Wilderness sure to please. These daytrips and overnights visit sparkling alpine lakes, sprawling wildflower meadows and high, rocky peaks amid a rugged, volcanic landscape—all bisected by the famous Pacific Crest Trail.
Hike and Seek
Are you an experienced geocacher, or have you ever wanted to try? Learn how geocaching has its roots right here in the Pacific Northwest, and how the geocaching community supports trails and encourages responsible hiking. There’s also a chance to win a geocaching intro kit, or take our virtual geo-hunt for a chance to win a new geocoin!
Take an extended Northwest Weekend to Canada’s Coast Mountains for some truly amazing hiking in British Columbia’s outdoors mecca, Squamish and Whistler. Immense ice sheets, glacial lakes and chiseled peaks await. And your days don’t end back at the trailhead. Enjoy fun and fine dining and loads of outdoor activities in and around Whistler Village.
And that’s not all. You’ll find all your favorite departments and columns, including a new Health and Safety feature that will help you relieve sore hiking muscles the natural way, tips for summer solo hiking, and an expanded Take a Hike section featuring twelve—that’s right, twelve!—stunning, big view hikes that need to go on your summer to-do list.
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