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Ski/Snowshoe Vacation

Sunday, February 10, 2019

I’ve just returned from a great ski and snowshoe vacation in Washington’s Methow Valley. We drove to Wenatchee on our first day of travel, and enjoyed the views.

Mt. Adams

Then we traveled along the Columbia River to the Methow River, and onto the Methow Valley.

We saw a multiple bold eagles in the trees above the rivers.

The trip was organized by our local Nordic ski club. Our ski lodge was comfortable; the food was very good; and the group was friendly and congenial.

Snow conditions were great. I did easy skiing in the meadow along the groomed trails; and I snowshoed with my friend Linda. The scenery was beautiful.

I had a great vacation. Our return trip was long (about 450 miles by car in one day). We beat the big snowstorm, but we traveled through snow flurries often. I enjoyed stopping at the petrified ginkgo forest park for our lunch stop. The park included relocated petroglyphs that would have been destroyed by the nearby dam.

Pat and Linda in front of a petrified log, Columbia River is in the background.

I’m closing with a photo of me, relaxing apres ski at Jacks Hut. It’s great to have active vacations with friends!

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