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Editor’s note: We’ve made it through a long, dark winter and it’s time to get outside. Our new outdoors newsletter, Outside Guide, includes weekly tips, links and inspiration to fuel your summer adventures. The following is an excerpt from this week’s installment. Sign up here for more

The sunshine is finally here, and you can practically feel the pent-up cabin fever in the air around Seattle. But an extra-snowy winter and spring means many popular hiking and camping destinations in the Cascades and Olympics will remain inaccessible for the next several weeks.

That’s no reason to keep the tent stashed away until July. Here are four snow-free places to check out now: