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Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own." - Charles Dickens


Parent Category: Eastern Washington
Created: 28 January 2014

Hit the road and enjoy the scenic views of this beautiful route! Enjoy pictures and the video below!

Photo from East Washington Vantage Road 1Washington State is one of the most geographically beautiful and diverse states in the country. There are mountains and deserts, beautiful ocean shores and unique rainforests, active volcanoes and unusual canyons.

The best way to explore this state is by car. Washington State is the state that has a system of scenic highways and roads.

East Washington Vantage Road 1 is one of the scenic routes in the state. It takes you along the Columbia River and open wonderful views not only on this majestic river, but also on the surrounding territories.

Photo from East Washington Vantage Road 1East Washington Vantage Road 1 takes you to one of the most perfect recreational destinations in this region – Frenchman Coulee. Frenchman Coulee located near Quincy, Washington.

It is a perfect destination not only for the hikers, but also for climbers. Summer is the most “hot” season, because rock climbers come here to enjoy these tall basalt columns that form the coulee walls. The trail is accessible year-round.

Frenchman Coulee is called Vantage by many climbers. There are over 600 routes for climbing in the area that range from 5.2 to 5.13.
The hiking route as well as the driving around here is truly scenic. Basalt rocks are also great. They give the opportunity to enjoy the indescribable power and beauty of the nature.


These pictures were taken on April 20, 2014

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Photo: Roman Khomlyak

Photo Editing: Pavlo Petryshyn

Information: Marina Petrova

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