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March 7, 2013 at 12:28 PM

A top 10 list of Northwest outdoors places and adventures: What’s yours?

Hikers start off toward Camp Muir on Mount Rainier. (Photo by Mike Siegel / Seattle Times

Backpackers  start off toward Camp Muir on Mount Rainier. (Photo by Mike Siegel / Seattle Times)

Bellingham’s Mike McQuaide, who has written about outdoors experiences for The Seattle Times for a dozen years, is moving to Europe. McQuaide’s parting story for Times readers is a roundup of his top 10 outdoors places and adventures around the Northwest and British Columbia.

McQuaide’s favorite things  range from hiking the Enchantments in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness to family-camping on Orcas Island.

Take a look, and tell us your favorite places if they’re not on the list. Or just vote for your favorite hiking place.

 

 

 

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