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Hike #38: Quartz Mountain

Hike #38: Quartz Mountain
September 25-27, 2015
Mileage: 4.4 miles roundtrip
Elevation Gain: 800 ft.

A couple of weekends ago Eric and I made the drive out to Mount Spokane State Park to stay in the Quartz Mountain Fire Lookout. 146 more words

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Quartz Mountain - Aptly Named

Quartz Mountain, just south of  Mt. Spokane, offers spectacular, views.

The views from Quartz Mountain are spectacular, but the sights along the trail, including Nordic huts, weathered trees and the stones that inspired its name, are part of the story as well.


Oklahoma climbing: Quartz Mountain Fall Gathering is weekend of Nov. 1

If you’re in Oklahoma or north Texas and interested in rock climbing, save Nov. 1 on your calendar.

That’s the day of the Quartz Mountain Fall Gathering. 557 more words


Oklahoma climbing: Quartz Mountain Spring Gathering is April 5-7

It’s safe to say that Oklahoma is not known as one of the climbing centers if the country, but that belies the fact that there is excellent climbing and bouldering in the Wichita Mountains near Lawton. 383 more words


Apply now for Okla. Summer Arts Institute

It’s considered one of the best opportunities in the state to be immersed in the fine arts. 

From orchestra to photography to dance, the 2013 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain State Park is a big opportunity for young students across our state.  20 more words


Fishy mystery at an Okla. state park

LONE WOLF, Okla. – An Oklahoma state park is dealing with a stinky mystery.

Dead fish have been showing up by the hundreds along the shore of the lake at… 82 more words