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Walk a Labyrinth to Explore Your Own Path to Discovery

Labyrinths are an invitation to journey inward. How you experience that journey is up to you, but these suggestions on where to go and what to consider as you walk can get you started. | By Richard Porter

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Tips for Mental Preparation Ahead of a Big Hike

When taking on challenges like a hard run, hike, bike ride or backpacking trip, mental preparation is just as important as physical conditioning. By Craig Romano

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Moving Mindfully: How to Care for Your Body While Caring for Trails

Before you head out on your next work party, here are some key areas you can focus on to help minimize the risk of an overuse injury. By Holly Weiler

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Where We’re Needed Most: How WTA Decides Where We Work

There's a lot to consider when we decide where to work on trail around the state. By Jessi Loerch

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Meet Bronka Sundstrom: Mount Rainier Icon

Bronka Sundstrom has traveled countless miles on Washington trails, setting the record for the oldest woman to summit Mount Rainier. At 96, she’s still finding joy on the trails that have been her comfort. | By Jessi Loerch

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The U.S. Forest Service Needs More People

Hikers rely on the Forest Service, but for decades the agency hasn't gotten the funding it needs. Hikers can speak up to help the agency get the support necessary to care for trails and public lands.

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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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