Guidebook

Whitepine Trail

Whitepine Trail 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...

Mission Peak

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...

Fourth of July Creek

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...

Leroy-Carne Loop on Ice

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

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...

Shady Summer Climbing

  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...

Wanderings on Funk Mountain

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...