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Nature at Work in the North Cascades, Northwest History in Story and Song, and Life in Methow Valley

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Program #2050RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Anne from Honolulu, HI Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/09/13
The program was a great one! The presenters were so excellent and I learned a lot! The outdoor walks were refreshing and beautiful scenery surrounded us. It was a delight to experience seeing a doe and her calf foraging on one of our hikes, plus a squirrel busily gathering mushrooms. Anne from Honolulu

cynthia from Parksville, BC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/09/13
It was great to be above sea level and hear the aspen rustling and walk under the Ponderosa pine. Sunrises were spectacular. Sunshine too!!

Geoffrey from Abbotsford, BC Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/09/13
This is an ideal programme for residents of the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia from the point of view of access. It is described as not needing much physical activity and I found this to be the case.

Kay from Longview, WA Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/09/13
Winthrop WA and Sun Mountain Lodge are tucked away from the main stream of Washington and I appreciated the Road Scholar reason to explore.

Elizabeth from Grants Pass, OR Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/09/13
Fantastic folksinger; skillful naturalist. It's not unusual to include a talk by local authors, but these two speakers turned an ordinary mining/homesteading frontier town into a memorable legend.

Betty from Bellevue, WA Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/09/13
All in all this was a nice way to educate myself as to what it was like in the Methow Valley 100 plus years ago. A piece of Northwest history is made most interesting by living on the land itself for a brief time made possible by RoadScholar.

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3 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances


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