Posts Tagged ‘hiking’

Outdoor Report – Chelan-Douglas Land Trust

Today in the KOHO Outdoor Report, Hanne Beener, Trails Program Manager at the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, talks about heading to upper elevations to avoid the heat, but finding bugs and snow, a group hike this Saturday up Jacobson Preserve, birding hikes and more. Beener says the Land Trust is conducting a survey of foothills trail users.…

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Another Climber Rescued From Mt. Stuart, Hiker Drowns In Tuck Lake

A climber was rescued from the southwest face of Mount Stuart yesterday. 34-year-old Michael Getlin of Lake Oswego, Oregon was injured when a loose rock fell on his foot, severely fracturing it. Just before 9 a.m., Getlin’s wife called 911, saying they were attempting to climb Mount Stuart via the “Alpine Ridge Route” when a…

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Seattle Hiker Dies On Mt. Stuart, More Details Into Manson Hit And Run

More details are coming out into a fatal hit-and-run in Manson June 17 and into the death of a hiker on Mt. Stuart June 24. 32-year-old Varun Sadavarte of Seattle died Sunday after falling several hundred feet while heading down from the summit of Mt. Stuart. His body was airlifted out by a Navy helicopter,…

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Outdoor Report – Stevens Pass

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Chris Danforth, VP of Sales and Marketing at Stevens Pass, about the summer activities at the mountain resort, from mountain biking and hiking, to disc golf and scenic rides. Danforth talks about upcoming racing events, kids adventures, biking classes and more.

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Serene National Park Under Threat From Loud Navy Jets, Veterans Say

Forests provide many benefits to humans – from lumber, to recreation, to wildlife watching. The US military uses wilderness areas as well, remote locations to train commandos and test equipment. But those different interests are coming into conflict on the Olympic National Park. Veterans and conservation groups say the Park’s unique silence is being shattered…

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Outdoor Report – WenatcheeOutdoors.org

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director of WenatcheeOutdoors.org, about camping, swimming and hiking at Steamboat Rock State Park next to Banks Lake. Shaffer also talks about hiking Cashmere canyons and using the guidebook at wenatcheeoutdoors.org to find new hikes and adventures, biking events this weekend and cooler temperatures.

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Outdoor Report – WenatcheeOutdoors.org

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director of WenatcheeOutdoors.org, about solid river conditions on the Wenatchee River and heading out with Osprey rafting. Shaffer also talks mountain biking and hiking in the Wenatchee foothills, but the need to head higher up to see blooming wildflowers, as well as upcoming…

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Trail Expansion Underway Up #2 Canyon, Volunteers Needed For Work Parties

After years of planning, major trail work is getting underway up Number 2 Canyon southwest of Wenatchee. Spearheaded by the local chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, and in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, dozens of miles of new trails are coming this spring and summer. But they need your help to make…

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Outdoor Report – WenatcheeOutdoors.org

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director of WenatcheeOutdoors.org, about hiking in the Wenatchee foothills and around Ancient Lakes, staying off muddy trails, the last weekend of skiing at Mission Ridge and upcoming events like the Leavenworth Mountain Film Festival.

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