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Tag: Ross Lake


10 Hidden Gems of Washington

The Adventure Guys recently spoke at Pierce College where we gave a presentation on 10 Hidden Gems of Washington. Some of our recommendations were new twists on well known locations (like hiking off trail and retired trails at Mount Rainier) and others areas that don’t get many visitors from Western Washington (like Sullivan Lake in the Northeast corner of the state.)

Here are some resources to get you started if you want to visit these 10 locations:



1. Cape Flattery

2. Moses Lake

3. Central Washington

Stonerose Interpretive Center:


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Slide cuts key access at Ross-Diablo lakes

Officials are still trying to decide how to deal with a March 15 debris avalanche that has blocked a local access road that connects two reservoirs within North Cascades National Park.

Park officials said an estimated 56,000 cubic meters of debris came down in the avalanche measuring almost 200 feet across at the toe of the avalanche.

The slide has cut the Ross Dam haul road, which is about a mile long and is an key administrative road.

While the road does not connect to any public road, it serves several organizations.

It provides Seattle City Light, operator of three

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