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Giving back is one of the most important things we can do during the holiday season! Check out these 5 gift ideas that help make the world a better place without the accumulation of more “stuff”.

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Solight Design makes beautiful origami-inspired portable, water-resistant solar lanterns that fold flat when not in use and are perfect for unique outdoor ambience, emergencies, or even camping! Solight donates a portion of sales to bring light to communities in need. They also make great gifts!

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Okanogan County in Washington State has incredible history and the highest concentration of remaining Washington State Lookouts, which makes it a spectacular destination for geeks like me! Here’s a trip report from a recent October larches and lookouts road trip.

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The 10 essentials get a lot of press, but what about safety gear for your vehicle? Lots of scenarios can leave you stranded unexpectedly—a blown tire, inclement weather, challenging terrain, or simply bad directions. Check out this list of vehicle safety items that can make a big difference when the unexpected happens.

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WA State Fire Lookouts

I’m currently on a journey to visit and document all 93 remaining fire lookouts in Washington State!

Lookouts Visited 50
Trail Miles 254
Road Miles 8,478
Paddling Miles 17
Elevation Climbed 73,350′
And Jake dog has 34!🐾

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