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By Akasha Spino-Bybee

W.E. Rock returns to Goldendale


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FLEXIBILITY: Rock crawlers are engineered to climb over almost any obstacle. They will compete north of Goldendale Aug. 1 and Aug. 2.

Rock crawling is considered one of the most technical motorsports out there. If you haven't heard of it yet, you'll get an opportunity to see this extreme sport close-up.

So, what is rock crawling? It's a sport where vehicles are specially designed to crawl up rocks the size of Volkswagens or even the size of houses. Goldendale residents are in for a treat as W.E. Rock (World Extreme Rock crawling) is coming back for round three.

"I've been here since 1988 and got involved with W.E. Rock about 10 years ago when I was working at the Chamber of Commerce," says Goldendale resident Gwen Mosbrucker. "Somebody called me and wanted to know about the rock crawls. At the time, I had no idea what t...

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