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ideas for short trips in WA, Jul/Aug
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Douglas Wolf
(munnin) - MLife

Locale: Mid-Atlantic
ideas for short trips in WA, Jul/Aug on 05/19/2010 21:33:38 MDT Print View

I'm planning a two week vacation to western Washington State in late July. I'll be doing a 2 night weekend backpack with friends there. Outside of that, I don't have any firm plans and would be interested in ideas for day hikes and solo 1-2 night trips, or resources for planning. Thanks!

Mary D
(hikinggranny) - MLife
ideas for short trips in WA, Jul/Aug on 05/19/2010 22:48:46 MDT Print View

Two good sources:

NW Hikers forum at

Washington Trails Association at

Dirk Rabdau
(dirk9827) - F

Locale: Pacific Northwest
Where in Western Washington? on 05/20/2010 01:21:34 MDT Print View

Depending where you are visiting, options would include:

Mount Rainier National Park
Olympic National Park
Mount St. Helens
Ptarmigan Ridge (Mount Baker Wilderness)
Goat Rocks
Alpine Lakes Wilderness
Glacier Peak Wilderness
Rainy Pass (North Cascades)

Really, it kind of depends what you want to do, how much driving you want to put into it, and the time you have alloted.