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Lookouts for the Stars

Day and overnight trips to lookout towers are a wonderful way to experience the PNT. Park Butte Lookout in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest provides hikers the opportunity to see the landscape in a new and exciting way.
  I could hear Andy stirring.  Sometime around 6:30 AM his quiet but steady snoring was replaced by the rustling of sleeping bag against sleeping pad.  In the span of ten minutes,… http://pnt.org/blog/lookouts-stars/

A Week on the Pacific Northwest Trail

Guest post by Jared Kennedy, co-founder and COO of Outdoor Project, of his trip through North Cascades National Park and Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
Artist Point with Mount Shuksan in the mist.    Photo by Jared Kennedy.  It wasn't until the fourth day of the journey, once we'd left North Cascades National Park, that I fi… http://pnt.org/blog/week-pacific-northwest-trail/