Washington Oregon & the Pacific Northwest - Washington Cascades (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Washington Cascades chapter from Lonely Planet’s Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest guidebook.

Grafted onto one of the more temperamental segments of the Pacific Ring of Fire, the Washington Cascades are a rugged, spectacular mountain range capped by five potentially lethal volcanoes: Mt Baker, Glacier Peak, Mt Rainier, Mt Adams and Mt St Helens.

  • tackle the trails of the majestic Mt Rainier peak, that’s gorgeous in clear weather or encircled by its signature lenticular clouds
  • maps
  • take the ferry from the wine town of Chelan to the hidden village of Stehekin across the magically blue Lake Chelan
  • transport
  • break trail with a pair of cross-country skis in the sunny 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 Cascades, Mt Rainier National Park Area, Crystal Mountain, Mt St Helens and Mt Adams.

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