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    Mountain School: What are you looking forward to?

    Mountain School students come to the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center with their school class, teacher and chaperones to learn about the natural and cultural history of the mountains. Mountain School gives young people an experience they will remember forever!

    3:59 | Watch

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    Visit the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center

    The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is a hub of discovery and adventure in one of the wildest landscapes in North America. Operated in partnership with the National Park Service and Seattle City Light, our residential campus is nestled on the shores of Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park, three hours from Seattle or two from Bellingham.

    1:00 | Watch

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    The High Ridge: Celebrating 25 Years In the North Cascades

    The story of North Cascades Institute — where we came from, where we're going — on the occasion of our 25th anniversary. Featuring interviews with our founders, board members, staff and students and fun footage from the archives.

    11:02 | Watch

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    North Cascades National Park: Experience the Awesome

    634,614 acres of dramatic, rugged habitat for wildlife and a paradise for hikers, climbers, and mountaineers. Experience the awesome!

    5:00 | Watch

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    Family Getaways at the Learning Center

    From canoeing and hiking to bat-watching and campfires, Family Getaways provide a unique opportunity for families of all shapes and sizes to gather in the North Cascades.

    4:45 | Watch

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    Cheryl Strayed in the Skagit Valley 2012

    Award-winning author Cheryl Strayed reads from her memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail at the Conway Muse in a fundraiser for Institute youth programs.


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    Keepers of the Beat

    "Keepers of the Beat" follows NPS geologist Dr. Jon Riedel and profiles his critical work studying glaciers and climate change at North Cascades National Park.

    6:08 | Watch

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