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Hi, I'm Melissa and I live in the Bay Area. I like challenging summit hikes like Half Dome and Mount Whitney, and learning about a place's history through hiking. You can find more about me and my work on my website, www.melissaozbek.com.

West Coast hiker, writer, and photographer. Author of "Moon 75 Great Hikes Seattle."






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