by Lori Nitchals and the Wenatchee 55+ Weekday Hiking Group
Attractions. This is both a family-friendly and dog-friendly hike through old forests. Not only does the trail provide a shaded an... Read More...
The top of Mission Peak on a beautiful Autumn day.
This sprawling peak is the highest spot between Wenatchee and Ellensburg. With about 6,000 feet of vertical relief above the Columbia River, it sports ... Read More...
Autumn along this trail has some great colors and cooler hiking conditions equal a happier exhausted hiker.
The elevation gain of this trail is stiff (4,800 feet), but rewarding views start early in the hik... Read More...
Steamboat Rock: It’s Not A Rock
by Andy Dappen
We had been wandering around the perimeter of Steamboat ‘Rock’ for over an hour when my wife commented, “You know, this is not a rock. Rocks have little summits.... Read More...
Leroy—Carne Loop on Ice
by Jim Brisbine
Seven-Fingered Jack (9100’)
North Spectacle Butte (8080’+)
October 4-7, 2017
For our annual Golden Larch Trip this year, Doug, Fay, Lisa, Steve, Deb, Brian, and Eile... Read More...
Image Lake Backpack
by Jim Brisbine
Sitting Bull Mtn (7789’)
Plummer Mtn (7870’)
September 15-18, 2017
Editors Note-Central Washington residents likely want to plan a slightly different route that intersec... Read More...
Maps. See our attached map.
Skill: 2 (intermediate)
Fitness: 2 (intermediate)
Jigsaw Wall, Tomato Wall, Riverview Area pdf pictures and route info (this takes awhile to load).
Jigsaw Wall. Hard ... Read More...
Summer sun can see local climbers sizzling like fried eggs on the granite slabs. However, just because the mercury's climbing, it doesn't mean you can't, especially if you're smart about seeking out s... Read More...
Cashmere, Caroline and Cannonballs
by Mark Shaffer
With snow in the forecast for the high country, I knew that I would have to escape to the mountains very soon if I wanted to have a dry, fair-weather alpine ... Read More...
Wanderings on Funk Mountain
by Matthew Tangeman
In the mood to get out, but not in the mood to exert too much energy? Maybe just want to zip up to a prominent high point to watch the day end? Funk Mountain is... Read More...