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Print & Go: Ape Canyon, Mt. St. Helens National Monument

Traverse the eastern flanks of the most active volcano in the Cascades on this 11.3-mile (round-trip) dayhike in Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. You'll encounter tufts of vibrant wildflowers and postcard views of Mt. Rainier and Mt. Adams.

by: Kim Phillips; Mapping and Photos by Eli Boschetto

A vibrant patch of Indian paintbrush near ape canyon.
A vibrant patch of Indian paintbrush near ape canyon.




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Sep 25, 2010

What needs to be done so that I can access the PRINT and GO database hiking sites? gil. email: seadjed2002@yahoo.com

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Sep 17, 2010

Excellent service! The accompanying recipes in the magazine's rip-and-go sections are a very thoughtful touch. All this work definitely makes me want to get out and do more backpacking.

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Aug 19, 2010

Wow! The 'Print & Go' PDFs ROCK!!! Please continue producing these and making them available to your readers.

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