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USFS revises statement on outfitter-guide permits

USFS revises statement on outfitter-guide permits

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has been considering for years the best approach to issuing special use permits for commercial pack and saddle stock outfitter-guides who lead trips on national forests around the Methow Valley and surrounding areas. The National Forest has …
Rendezvous

Rendezvous

Guests and crew of the 17th annual Ride to Rendezvous gathered on Monday afternoon at the Methow Valley Rodeo grounds for their first night in camp. Old friends and new friends swapped stories at the supper tables, above, while the lunch crew prepared over 200 sandwiches for the next day’s lunch, right. Most participants bring...
Ride to Rendezvous goes ‘round the valley’ for a taste of camping cowboy style

Ride to Rendezvous goes ‘round the valley’ for a taste of camping cowboy style

The Ride to Rendezvous, a four-day/four-night horse-powered journey through the Methow Valley, sets off next week on what Washington Outfitters & Guides Association (WOGA) calls “the adventure of a lifetime.” Hosted annually for the last 17 years, the Ride showcases the services provided by …
Ride to Rendezvous goes ‘Round the Valley’ starting Monday

Ride to Rendezvous goes ‘Round the Valley’ starting Monday

By Laurelle Walsh
Walk into the Twisp office of Washington Outfitters and Guides Association this week, and you’ll find WOGA secretary Marva Mountjoy going over last-minute details of the 2014 Ride to Rendezvous with the trail guides, teamsters, camp cooks and moving crews who…
Outfitters, Wilderness Watch both appeal USFS permit decision

Outfitters, Wilderness Watch both appeal USFS permit decision

BY ANN McCREARY A U.S. Forest Service decision to issue 10-year permits to local outfitter-guide companies is being appealed by local outfitters as too restrictive, and by a national environmental organization as not restrictive enough. Two appeals were filed after the Forest Service’s March announcement that it planned to grant 10-year special use permits to...