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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Announcing "The North Cascades Challenge," August 8-14!

A good AmAlps meeting last night! The Task Force was there 'in force!' Big news: "North Cascades Challenge" is announced -- how's that for a catchy title? August 8-14! A series of segments from Marblemount to Winthrop, over the North Cascades, passing the baton to raise funds for The Legacy Project! Save the dates!

  
(Image thanks to Kevin Steffa)


A rough outline of the Challenge route:




  • Bike Cascade River road
  • Day hikers to Cascade Pass
  • Backpackers leave earlier, wait at the Pass for the torch to be passed to them
  • Backpackers to Cottonwood camp
  • Park Creek Pass area
  • Thunder Creek down to Diablo Lake
  • NCI to host a canoe segment on Diablo Lake and a dinner on Wednesday night
  • East Creek trail to Meebe Pass
  • West fork Methow to Mazama
  • Bike Mazama to Winthrop for the...
  • GRAND FINALE!  

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