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Winter Storm Watch issued December 07 at 2:37AM PST until December 09 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

...WINTER STORM FOR MUCH OF THE REGION POSSIBLE LATE THIS WEEK... .A LONG PERIOD OF LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL ADD UP TO POSSIBLE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER A 24 TO 36 HOUR PERIOD. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE CASCADES AND BEGINNING THURSDAY EVENING OVER THE REST OF THE REGION. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF OVER MOST AREAS BY LATE FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS

This Afternoon

Hi25° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo15° Partly Cloudy then Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi24° Snow

Thursday Night

Lo21° Snow

Friday

Hi29° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo21° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi31° Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi32° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo22° Chance Snow

Slacklining

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What is Slacklining?

Slacklining is the act of balancing along a narrow, flexible piece of webbing which is low to the ground and usually anchored between two trees. Originating in the climbing world, slacklining has evolved into a cross trainer, backyard activity and sport all of its own.

Slacklining

I live near Washington Park and noticed a group of people trying to balance and then walk on a narrow line, I immediately thought photo opportunity! Melissa Hamilton, Rae Baker, Sam Sullivan, Brett Fiedler and Mary Jo Waterbury were the ones attempting the acrobatics and all agreed that Melissa was the expert. Melissa is a yoga instructor here in the Wenatchee Valley.

Melissa Hamilton

Slacklining does look monumentally difficult, but I will say this in the short time I was there people went from balancing a few seconds to actually taking a few steps.

In some of the shots you can see a line above the slackline, Melissa informed me that she called that the cheat line, which enables you to study yourself...at my age I call that a lifeline!