Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest - Washington Cascades (PDF Chapter)
This is the Washington Cascades chapter from Lonely Planet’s Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest guidebook.
The Washington Cascades are a rugged, spectacular mountain range capped by five poten-tially lethal volcanoes. Protected within a string of overlapping wilderness areas and national parks, the mountains offer some of the most awe-inspiring backcountry adventures in the US.
- tackle the trails of majestic peak Mt Rainier, equally gorgeous on a clear day or encircled by its signature lenticular clouds
- take the ferry from the wine town of Chelan to the secluded village of Stehekin across the magically blue lake
- break trail with a pair of cross-country skis in sunny, snowy Methow Valley
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: North Cascades, Mt Baker Area, Upper Skagit River Valley, North Cascades National Park, Methow Valley, Stehekin, Chelan & Around, South Cas-cades, Mt Rainier Area, Crystal Mountain, Mt St Helens, Mt Adams, When to Go, Best Places to Stay.
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