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Seattle’s Top 10 Dayhikes

The best local trails, as selected by BACKPACKER Local scouts Anastasia Allison and Jason Bickford. Pity the poor Seattle hikers: On any given day, they must decide whether to explore one of three national parks (Olympic, North Cascades, and Mount Rainier), venture into the Central or South Cascades, head north into the Canadian Coast Range,…

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Meet Anastasia Allison and Jason Bickford, Backpacker’s Seattle Trail Scouts

Get the best of the Pacific Northwest with a little help from Backpacker’s trail experts. Anastasia Allison Follow Anastasia’s adventures on her blog and on Instagram @anastasia.allison. Age: 36 Hometown: Everett, WA Day job: Writer, backpacking instructor, and adventurepreneur All-time favorite local dayhike: Mt. Pugh or Gothic Basin Favorite local overnight hike: Tapto Lakes Best…

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Mountaineers Meeting & Used Gear Sale

Mon, 2/12, 6-8 pm Group: The Mountaineers When: Monday, February 12, 6 to 8 pm Where: Seattle Program Center, Seattle, WA Cost: Free; email to reserve a table to sell gear (registration required) Details: Interested in learning how to snowshoe, kayak, or navigate in the backcountry? Want to meet new exploration buddies? Have a gear wishlist a…

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