Washington’s Secret, Spectacular Climb: Mt. Olympus

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Mt. Olympus is the tallest mountain in the seaside Olympic range, yet obscured from view from almost any vantage East of the Puget Sound, which leads many Pacific Northwestern mountaineers to consider it kind of a local secret. In fact, the only really good way to see Mt. Olympus...

The Most Beautiful Peak in the Pacific Northwest: Mt. Shuksan

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Mt. Shuksan is often credited with being the most photographed mountain in the world, and with good reason–Shuksan epitomizes the beauty of the Pacific Northwest Cascades, combining a jagged alpine profile that looks stunning from each of its four faces, especially when...

Pacific Northwest Climbs: Mt. Baker

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The Pacific Northwest is a fantastic region for veteran mountaineers and inexperienced climbers, alike. While Mount Rainier is arguably one of the most popular peaks to climb, there are several other peaks scattered throughout the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges that offer a...

Make Your New Year’s Resolution to Finally Climb that Mountain

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Many of us nurture dreams throughout our lives that are constantly pushed further and further away through circumstance, sacrifice, indolence or fear. Things like learning a language, telling someone how you feel, writing a novel, learning to sail, or perhaps standing at the top...

The Greatest Gift is a Memory, Not a Thing

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Is there someone on your list you’d like to give something really special to this holiday season? Here’s the best gift-giving advice you’re going to hear: people get a lot more enjoyment from experiences than from possessions. Maybe that sounds like a greeting card or a fridge...
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Climbing Mt Rainier

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Mt Rainier has been called one of the hardest endurance climbs in the upper 48. At over 14,000 feet it is the tallest mountain in Washington State, its treacherous frosted slopes and glacial like conditions are what draw in the hundreds of climbers year after year to climb the...

What Are You Doing this Winter? Climb Volcanoes in Mexico with Go Trek!

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If you’re a moderately experienced mountaineer who’s ready for their next big adventure, come with GoTrek to the volcanoes of Mexico! We’ll lead you on a stunning, unforgettable, and challenging climb and also facilitate an authentic experience of Mexico’s culture and history. At...