Stories tagged: North Cascades National Park
Fri., June 12, 2015
Tour Deshais: For cyclist, mountain stretch a daunting game of peak-a-boo
NEWHALEM, Washington – Around every turn, the sentinel mountains of the North Cascades grow bigger and taunt me. Mount Despair.
Thu., March 19, 2015
Mild winter attracts North Cascades Highway cyclists earlier than expected
About 6 miles west of the locked gate near Mazama, State Route 20 climbs above the trees then takes your breath away. “The whole North Cascades open up in front …
Tue., Sept. 17, 2013, 12:47 p.m.
Seattle climber died in North Cascades fall
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — North Cascades National Park says a climber from Seattle died in a fall Saturday on Forbidden Peak.
Sun., Feb. 3, 2013
Field reports: Alpine Lakes bill back in Congress
WILDERNESS – The Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Rivers Protection Act has been reintroduced in Congress by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) , Rep. Dave Reichert …
Sun., May 29, 2011, 6:57 a.m.
Lake Chelan Shoreline a classic early hike
The Chelan Lakeshore Trail is a classic Northwest early- season backpacking trip, brightened by wildflowers before many ski areas are closed for the season. Many hikers revel in the unusual …
Tue., April 14, 2009
Fewer fish in the mountains
SEATTLE – Every summer, Sandy McKean and volunteers lug plastic jugs full of baby trout into the rugged wilderness of North Cascades National Park and plant them in alpine lakes …