The Togetherness Quotient

The Togetherness Quotient by Andy Dappen “Too much togetherness – it drives people apart.” It’s what I tell people when they ask, “Why doesn’t your wife join you on more of your outdoor adventures?” E... Read More...

Awe

by Andy Dappen A recent article in Parade Magazine discussed the power of awe in buoying happiness, healing psychological issues, and maintaining health. Some interesting quotes from the article: Awe is t... Read More...

Silver Falls

Pictured left: Silver Falls in all it's beauty along with a rainbow at the base. One of the more popular family outings in the region. You've got waterfalls, cool structures (stone steps, log fences, CCC... Read More...

Squilchuck Park

ATTRACTIONS. Squilchuck State Park offers an easily accessed walk through frosty forests with fleeting vistas of nearby landscapes. It's super fast to reach from Wenatchee, it's pretty, and it's good exercise. ... Read More...

Leavenworth-Ski Hill Trails

ATTRACTIONS: The Nordic ski trails around Leavenworth's Ski Hill are rolling in nature and have some short, steep ascents and descents. Of all the Nordic ski trails managed by the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club... Read More...

Leavenworth-Icicle River

ATTRACTIONS: A groomed trail system for skate skiers, classic skiing, and snowshoeing. The trails around Leavenworth's National fish hatchery here are flat and well suited to both beginners or competitive s... Read More...