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sky’s the li Climbing at Frenchman Coulee is a truly uplifting experience

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ust over a hundred miles southeast of the snowy peaks of Wenatchee’s Mission Ridge lays a desert environment complete with large clifs and sandy spires jutting across the horizon. The Frenchman Coulee, just outside of George, is a well-known climbing destination for beginners and experts alike. The Coulee, designated as that by its role as a waterway for

Seconds from the parking lot, climbers can often be found on the iconic Feathers section of the Frenchman Coulee.

glacial lake run-of thousands of years ago, is better known within the climbing community as Vantage — named for the tiny community that lies on the west side of the Interstate 90 bridge that spans the Columbia River. And this desert environment has a lot to ofer, from the good to the bad, and everything you should know in-between ...

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Foothills Magazine Jul-Aug 2014  

The premier lifestyle magazine for North Central Washington

Foothills Magazine Jul-Aug 2014  

The premier lifestyle magazine for North Central Washington

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