Outdoors / Recreation

KOHO Outdoor Report – A Hiker’s Paradise

This week’s KOHO Outdoor Report gets some elevation, with both Dan Langager and Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director of WenatcheeOutdoors.org, hiking to some incredible areas of the Cascade Range. Shaffer recently backpacked the 4th Of July Trail, while Dan and his family climbed Mt. Adams. They talk good backpacking tips, avoiding blisters and the fun of hiking…

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KOHO Outdoor Report – Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

The Stuart Lake and Eightmile Lake Trailheads provide access to some of the most popular recreation areas in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, but are exploding in popularity. That’s creating issues of parking, trash and overcrowding. To lessen the parking congestion, increase visitor safety, facilitate emergency vehicle access and alleviate impacts to infrastructure and natural resources,…

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Outdoor Report – Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Tony Hickok, Vice President of the Central Washington Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance. EMBA is working with Eastmont Metropolitan Parks to build a bicycle pump track at Eastmont Community Park. Hickok said construction will begin as soon as they start raising funds. Trail work parties…

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KOHO Outdoor Report – Paddle Safe Week

This week’s KOHO Outdoor Report is all about safe water recreation. During Paddle Safe Week, the Washington State Parks Boating Program leads a statewide effort to increase safety awareness among those who kayak, canoe and stand up paddleboard. We also talk with Chelan County Emergency Management officials about wearing life jackets and knowing conditions before heading…

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