Guidebook

Kicking Horse by the Numbers

  Kicking Horse by the Numbers by Andy Dappen The low-snow winter of 2015 had me frustrated. Thanks to snowmaking, the home skiing at Mission Ridge was tolerable but, frankly, most of the skiing around... Read More...

Revelstoke or Wenatchee North?

Skiing Wenatchee North by Andy Dappen If you leave Wenatchee and head into Canada, roughly following the course of the big river, after 7 hours of driving you enter a town that might be called ‘Wenatchee Nor... Read More...

Mission Ridge Vs. Whistler/Blackcomb

We’ve been receiving reports and news releases about the grand opening of  Whistler/Blackcomb’s new Peak 2 Peak Gondola on December 12. This new lift, costing $51 million, will connect the near-timberline slope... Read More...

Mission Ridge-Microbrew Skiing

Written By Andy Dappen From the top of Mission Ridge, Matt Dahlgreen looks westward at a reservoir of brooding clouds stacked against the peaks of Washington’s Cascade Crest. Right now, he predicts, the West-... Read More...

Argonaut Peak-NW Arete

  Argonaut Peak, NW Arête Garrett Wolter and Edward Allison September 3-5, 2016 Eddie Allison and I climbed the NW Arête of Argonaut over Labor Day weekend. We originally planned to climb in the Nort... Read More...

Old Blewett Pass

  The iconic "hair pin turn" along Old Blewett Pass Highway. Photo by Mark Shaffer. ATTRACTIONS: This ride offers beautiful views, and riding Old Blewett Pass Highway is kind of like mountain biking... Read More...

High Chiwaukum Traverse

              High Chiwaukum Traverse                 September 2-6, 2016 By Jim Brisbine Big McWaukum Peak Big Chiwaukum Peak Ladies Peak Unsettled weather over Labor Day Weekend sent many of us s... Read More...