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White Pass & Yukon Route

White Pass and Yukon Railroad was built during the Klondike Gold Rush and is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, a designation shared with the Panama Canal, the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty. 33 more words


News Roundup: Washout

  • Teams from Mt. Hood Meadows have repaired and re-opened the Shooting Star Express that was damaged by falling trees over Thanksgiving. Now the storm recovery turns to the Mt.
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News Roundup: D-Line


Oldest Operating Lifts in the US & Canada

1. Single Chair, Mad River Glen, VT – 1948 American Steel & Wire Single Chair

The single chair at MRG still has its original towers and terminal structures but everything else was replaced by Doppelmayr CTEC in 2007.   583 more words


White Pass to Chinook Pass

A Girl and Her Dog

This next section is about a girl conquering her fears—namely, her fears of (1) being alone, (2) being alone in the dark, and (3) being alone in the dark whilst camped in the wilderness with only a flimsy 2 ½ pound tent (and a one year old puppy) to protect her from the wild beasts that roam in the night.  1,628 more words


A Tale of Two Rides: Touring Skagway by Train and Bike

I didn’t really know what to expect when it came to the coastal towns of the Alaskan Panhandle. In fact, I barely did any research before I set sail for the great white North (so unlike me). 492 more words

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Saturday, August 8, 2015, Mile 2299: On the Trail Again

At Pipe Lake, Mile 2299

First thing this morning, Steve and I headed back south, again with Top Pot donuts, for my great return. We distributed the wealth to some very happy hikers. 644 more words

PCT 2015