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How to Reach Your Hiking Goals

It starts with really understanding what is important to you when you hit the trail. By Craig Romano

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How we are Creating a Path to Trails for Everyone, Forever

We envision a future where there are Trails for Everyone, Forever and our new strategic plan outlines how we’re going to achieve this vision. By Allie Tripp

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WTA’s First Pro Crew Found a Path Forward for Trails — and Themselves

Our backcountry pro crew cleared many miles of trail this summer. And for the members of the crew, the season helped clear a new path forward, too. By Zack Sklar

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A Vision for Year-Round Trails in the West Fork Teanaway Area

It’s taken years of collaboration, but a plan for sustainable trails for a section of the Teanaway Community Forest will soon be finished, and work will begin in 2022. By James Moschella

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Bravespace Film Reclaims the Outdoors for Women of Color

A new film puts Black, Indigenous and women of color in front of and behind the camera to create community and connection. | By Jessi Loerch

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How WTA Works for Trails and for You

By building connections, looking for creative solutions and mobilizing hikers, we’re helping to create a strong future for trails. | By Jessi Loerch

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Washington Hiking: As Close to Perfect as It Gets

By Craig Romano

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Recovering Trails in the Entiat

Since 2017, WTA trail crews have been visiting the Entiat to help mitigate wildfire damage. And in 2021, we were able to give the area extra attention thanks to our first ever backcountry pro crew. By Rachel Wendling.

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200,000 Trip Reports: Hikers Give Back, Help Other Hikers

Hikers have been in the habit of filing trip reports with Washington Trails Association for decades, and those trip reports do a lot for the hiking community. | By Loren Drummond

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How to Go Backpacking with Your Baby

It takes planning and some extra weight, but it’s worth the effort to share the joy of the outdoors with your little one. | By Loren Drummond.

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Tips for Connecting With Your Kid — and Your Imagination — on Trail

By Craig Romano

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Finding the Trail Less Traveled

Hiking is more popular than ever, but if you like solitude, there’s plenty to find. | By Craig Romano

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