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Learn to cross-country ski in Washington’s Methow Valley

SUN MOUNTAIN LODGE – WINTHROP – 1/26/2007
(For NWW’s “Escape Artists”) From left: Instructor Don Portman goes over the basics with Lachovia Parrish (cq), 36, and her fiance Jeremy Freeland, 43, during a cross-country skate-ski lesson at Sun Mountain Lodge. The couple has recently moved from Seattle to Leavenworth.

Curious about cross-country skiing? There’s no better place to try it than Washington's Methow Valley.

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