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June, 2013

Buzz: Outdoors News Briefs for Summer

June 21, 2013

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Gear Up! Expo, Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails Festival, Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival, Triathlon Science, Cycling jerseys for REAL women, Ski Dazzle, Islabikes fitting studio opens in Portland, Flower power bike winner!, Endura Hummvee cycling jersey

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Cops on Mountain Bikes Wins Best Cover!

June 19, 2013

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Outdoors NW asked its readers to weigh in on the best cover of its last 25 years and the winner is . . .

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Summer on the slopes

June 18, 2013

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Many snow resorts will be reopen their doors for hiking and other summer activities soon.

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Don’t pack away the boards or skis . . . yet

June 18, 2013

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Already miss the snow? Summer glacier skiing and riding is still open at Whistler/Blackcomb where the Horstman Glacier is open for summer skiing

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Snoqualmie Pass Tunnel Ride June 29

June 18, 2013

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Explore the two-mile tunnel underneath Snoqualmie Pass June 29, guided by the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust.

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Car-free Bicycle Sundays return

June 18, 2013

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Cyclists in Seattle and Portland will once again enjoy car-free Sundays on popular boulevards this summer.

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Weekender! Bend, Ore.

June 18, 2013

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Bend is one of our perfect four-season getaways for the recreational athletic competitor. If your idea of rest and relaxation includes a race bib and a finish line followed by a great meal and a hot tub, plan a trip to this high-desert town.

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Escapes: Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

June 12, 2013

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I knew there was something magical about Salt Spring Island even before I spied the fairy door at the base of a tree while hiking Mt. Erskine.

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NW Trails: Bike and Hike Williams Lake and Dutch Miller Gap

June 7, 2013

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When the upper reaches of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road were decommissioned to vehicles a few years back, more than a few hikers bemoaned the action. A big, sparkling alpine lake near a dramatic pass on the Cascade Crest was no longer accessible as a day hike.

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Experience the San Juans Scenic Byway without your car!

June 4, 2013

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Save a tank of gas and ride the San Juan Islands Scenic Byway Explorer Bus to get out on the islands’ scenic roads and enjoy its unique attractions this summer.

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Profile: Mike Passo

June 4, 2013

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He’s in a wheelchair, but that’s not what draws attention to Mike Passo. It’s his athletic attributes that stand out.

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Nutty about Cyclepedia

June 4, 2013

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Hometown bicycle helmet manufacture, Nutcase Helmets, recently donated 475 of their colorful and original helmets to display at the Cyclepedia Exhibit

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Travel Lane County

June 4, 2013

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Heading to Oakridge for some mountain biking? Hooked on geocaching? Want some great lodging deals – for cyclists only – at Belknap Hot Springs?

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Party On Washington State Parks!

June 4, 2013

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Deception Pass and Riverside (Spokane) state parks will offer dozens of activities as Washington State Parks continues its Centennial celebrations this summer.

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Kitsap Peninsula Forest/Bay Victory!

June 4, 2013

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A purchase and sale agreement was signed in late May for the 535-acre Port Gamble Shoreline Block that includes 1.5 miles of marine shoreline and extensive connected forest.

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Beth Brewster invited to participate in the Ultraman

June 4, 2013

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The pride of the Kitsap Peninsula, Beth Brewster, is about to embark on the race of her life. The owner of Kingston Adventures in Kingston, Wash. was recently invited

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