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The Value of Hiking

What is the economic value of hiking? Here is a 2007 report prepared by Jeannie Frantz, at the time an intern with the Washington Trails Association, and the University of Washington Political Science Department. The Value of Hiking It's seven pages of reading with...

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Backpacking School Begins March 16

Inter-Mountain Alpine Club members with years of experience teach an eight-week one night a week backpacking school that covers a wide range of topics and techniques in a series of indoor and outdoor sessions in March and April culminating in a final backpacking trip....

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Mountaineering School Begins March 3

IMAC climbing experts will put on a a nine-week school focused on teaching basic mountaineering skills starting March 3 at Columbia Basin College. Classes are on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM with practical hands-on sessions at an indoor climbing facility on Wednesdays...

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Inter-Mountain Alpine Club

P.O. Box 505
Richland, WA 99352

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