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August 18, 2013 in Outdoors
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Holly Weiler, left, and Samantha Journot climb past Lyman Glacier toward Spider Gap to complete their backpacking loop in the Glacier Peak Wilderness.

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A storm in Glacier Peak Wilderness dumped hail that flowed like glacial rivers of ice down slopes and trails on Aug. 10.

August 14, 2013 in Outdoors

The Glacier Peak Wilderness, protected by Congress in 1964, covers 566,057 acres managed by the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests and the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests. The area includes Glacier Peak, 10,541 feet, a dormant volcano and the fourth highest mountain in Washington.