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Everyone is Climbing Their Own Mountain

Everyone is Climbing Their Own Mountain By LCDR Sunny Mitchell Command Chaplain, Commander, Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMVAQWINGPAC) At 0400 Monday, on May 7th, my alarm rang, but it didn’t matter because I was already awake as anxiety coursed throughout my already dehydrated body. I was shivering as a result of the cold air and ripe nerves (although I could not tell which one was worse) as I donned my hiking gear, cold weather boots, and choked down a bowl of oatmeal to...

Navy Getaways

Fun, adventure and relaxation begin with Navy Getaways! Planning a family vacation? A class reunion, retirement or wedding? A weekend getaway? Our northwest locations offer the perfect accommodations to fit your vacation style! Choose from hotel rooms, cottages, deluxe cabins, rustic cabins, yurts, RV and tent camping sites. Planning a group gathering? We've got you covered as well, with group lodging and camping options. Our scenic resorts feature amenities include dining options, caterin...

Navy Travel & Lodging

Community Recreation Leisure Travel - As the leader in leisure travel for our military and government clients, we specialize in getting you the BEST deals for your travel needs! Air Force Information, Tickets & Travel - provides the information you need to plan your next vacation. This site assists you in locating the lowest possible military pricing for your travel arrangements and the ability to book online. Armed Forces Vacation Club - a "space available" progra...

Jim Creek Community Recreation Area

Due to seasonal weather and road conditions, the road to Twin Lakes may be closed for sporadic periods. If interested in spending time at Twin Lakes, please call ahead to ensure the road is open prior to your visit, 425-304-5315.   A Navy Getaways Destination - Stay! Play! Relax! Jim Creek Recreation Area is located just outside of Arlington, WA, about 1 1/2 hours north of Seattle. Nestled in the foothills of the North Cascades, Jim Creek serves as a Naval Radio Station and regional...

Everett Trips & Tours

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Pacific Northwest through Community Recreation’s Trips & Tours! Hike through the best trails with most picturesque views, travel to seasonal staples to celebrate limited-time events, hit the slopes on a ski adventure, admire bald eagles, snow-capped mountains, lush evergreen trees, and more! The different trips and tours have experienced guides to accompany outings, depart from NAVSTA Everett unless otherwise noted, and are open to al...

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites - Smokey Point

5-Star “Zumwalt Award for Excellence” Accredited! Whether on business or leisure travel, we offer affordable rates and convenience partnered with unparalleled service and hotel-quality accommodations. Located approximately 20 minutes north of Naval Station Everett in the Smokey Point Navy Support Complex, the Navy Gateway Inns & Suites, Eagle's Nest Inn, offers standard rooms and suites. The facility is smoke free and each room boasts a full kitchen stocked with essential t...

Outdoor Equipment Rentals

Your vacation is calling, and Community Recreation has you completely covered! Community Recreation has camping and backpacking gear, campers and trailers, water recreation equipment, and sporting equipment available to rent for your next outdoor adventure. If you're looking for gear for a self-guided adventure, Community Recreation is your link to the outdoors! Get supplied for all your camping and hiking needs. We have North Face sleeping bags, Eureka tents, kayaks, fishing gear, mountain...

Naval Radio Station Jim Creek Provides Unique Military Power & Capability

ARINGTON, Wash. -- When Naval Radio Station Jim Creek was dedicated in 1953, it was recognized as the most powerful radio station in the world. Its advanced technology and broadcast strength were displayed in magazine publications such as Popular Science and Popular Mechanics. Today it is still among only a handful of radio stations capable of providing more than one million watts of power, allowing the U.S. Navy to communicate with ships, submarines and aircraft anywhere around the world. Jim...

Jim Creek Old Growth Forest Protects Ancient Legacy

View blog story and photos in your browser at https://homeportnorthwest.wordpress.com/2017/02/15/jim-creek-old-growth-forest-protects-ancient-legacy/ Jim Creek Old Growth Forest Protects Ancient Legacy ARLINGTON, Wash. - Several hundred years before the first Viking explorers attempted to settle North America, a small seed was taking root in western Washington. Over the course of 1,400 years, that seed became a tree which now stands more than 250 feet tall and 11 feet thick. A community of su...

Plan your New Years Resolution with the Fitness Incentive Program

Navy Region Northwest Fitness Incentive Program Get rewarded for your workouts! The Fitness Incentive Program is designed to keep you motivated on your journey to a healthy lifestyle. You earn awards while staying active, either on your own or participating in group fitness activities. Points are assigned for time spent working out – not speed, mileage, strength, or endurance – you set your personal limits. The program is completely FREE. You have one calendar year, January 1 &ndash...

Fishing, Family & Fun at Jim Creek’s Annual Derby

Article by Hillary Collins, FFR Marketing Specialist at Naval Station Everett EVERETT, Wash. – Jim Creek Navy Community Recreation Area never ceases to amaze crowds of eager patrons. June 9, 2018 was no exception at their annual Kids’ Fishing Derby from 8 am-5 pm at Twin Lakes, and their FREE Family Fun Day event from noon-4 pm at the Recreation Building and surrounding grounds.  Patrons started their adventure by traveling up to the Twin Lakes via one of the most scenic natur...

Ice Axe Skills Workshop

7 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturdays, Jan. 26, Feb. 23, & March 9 Partners with the Ski Shuttles and departs from the Nor'Wester In preparation for our spring and summer summit trips, two classes are required: Avalanche Awareness and Ice Axe Skills. Ice Axe skills are used in a mountaineering environment to allow you to travel safely to your destination. Should you slip or fall, you will learn how to arrest (stop) yourself and come to a safe and efficietn stop without aid of ropes or other devices....

Ice Axe Skills Workshop

7 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturdays, Jan. 26, Feb. 23, & March 9 Partners with the Ski Shuttles and departs from the Nor'Wester In preparation for our spring and summer summit trips, two classes are required: Avalanche Awareness and Ice Axe Skills. Ice Axe skills are used in a mountaineering environment to allow you to travel safely to your destination. Should you slip or fall, you will learn how to arrest (stop) yourself and come to a safe and efficietn stop without aid of ropes or other devices....

Blewett Pass Snowshoe

Panoramic views and modest elevation gain makes for an excellent day out in the snow. We will follow the Wenatchee Crest ridgeline that features views of the Stuart and Teanaway Mountain Ranges. 6 miles roundtrip with 400ft gain. All snowshoe gear is provided. Details: Sunday, March 10 7:30 am-6 pm Blewett Pass, WA, $25 Register by Thursday, March 7, myFFR #5519069E Questions? Call 425-304-3575 for more information or to speak with the Recreation Specialist.

Mt. Saint Helens Climb Registration Deadline

Mt. Saint Helens is a popular climb for both beginning and experienced mountaineers. The crater rim is at 8,365-feet elevation so it offers an exciting and challenging climb for all. Although strenuous, this not-technical climb is suitable for people in good physical condition who are comfortable scrambling on steep, rugged terrain.  It can be summited year-round, but we will make our attempt on May 5-6, one of the most popular seasons to experience the majesty of the mountain. Mount St. H...

Avalanche Awareness 101

6-8 p.m., Thursdays, Jan. 24, Feb. 21, & March 7  Convergence Zone Multipurpose Room Learn about winter back-country dangers, avalanche avoidance techniques, use of safety equipment, proper winter wear, and how to use an avalanche transceiver. This class is a prerequisite for mountaineering trips and Ice Axe Arrest Classes. This is an informational class and not a certification class. $6 pp (Ages 10+) Sign up on-line or at the Convergence Zone.  Naval Station Everett Patrons: T...

Avalanche Awareness 101

6-8 p.m., Thursdays, Jan. 24, Feb. 21, & March 7  Convergence Zone Multipurpose Room Learn about winter back-country dangers, avalanche avoidance techniques, use of safety equipment, proper winter wear, and how to use an avalanche transceiver. This class is a prerequisite for mountaineering trips and Ice Axe Arrest Classes. This is an informational class and not a certification class. $6 pp (Ages 10+) Sign up on-line or at the Convergence Zone.  Naval Station Everett Patrons: T...

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