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WenatcheeOutdoors: Rules must be followed for uphill skiing

In the middle of January, Mission Ridge lifted its early-season closure of uphill skiing at the ski resort. Now skiers willing to ski uphill under their own steam (using low-speed quads rather than high-speed ones) can use the designated ascent route.

Planning required for cabins, lookouts

Snooze and you lose in the quest to bunk in a Forest Service cabin along the St. Joe River, float a prized Idaho wilderness river or backpack through wildly popular parks and wilderness areas.

Ski areas confront boom of free-heel freeloaders

Ski areas across the USA are in an uphill battle to get a grip on the growing number of skiers and snowshoers who use the resorts’ plowed roads, facilities and groomed slopes without chipping in on the costs by purchasing a lift ticket.
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There’s plenty of outdoors activity in the region

Early November in North Central Washington — we’re in that “too-late-for-early-season-deer/too-early-for-late-season-deer” awkward phase; the air is cold; the weather is no longer predictable; the sun is setting too early.