Vantage Sand Dunes

The cliff-lined coulees and desert landscape around Frenchman Coulee and Echo Basin (near Vantage) gives visitors some different daydreaming opportunities. For starters the scenery is right out of a Spaghet... Read More...

Castle Rock

Castle Rock is the rock outcrop in the foreground. The higher peak in the background (called Chopper) connects to Castle Rock via a steep east-facing ridge. Castle Rock Re-Opened by Kalie WertzThis rocky ... Read More...

Sun Lakes Dry Falls Loop

Sun Lakes - Dry Falls Loop Hike by Fred Stanley In early January minimal snow cover offered excellent hiking east of the Columbia.  On bare, dry ground, Lori Contratto, Fred Dunham, and I explored a portion... Read More...

Wenatchee-City Runs

Running – there’s no quicker way to get outdoors. There’s also no easier, cheaper way to acquire the frequent aerobic exercise a body needs to stay fit. And, around these parts, there’s no need to contend with ... Read More...

From Road to Dirt

From Road to Dirt – Making the Transition to Trail Running by Adam Vognild I was recently asked when I first started trail running. It made me pause and think back to what nudged me from pavement to dirt. ... Read More...

Sun Lakes-Dry Falls Trips

Cliffs, talus and erratics on the hike around Umatilla Rock at Sun Lakes - Dry Falls State Park. Sun Lakes - Dry Falls Trips by Andy Dappen Hiking, biking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, … and cliff jumping?... Read More...

Waterville Loop

Editors Note: Depending on the current weather conditions this could be a great workout and pleasant ride. Make sure to bring your layers. ATTRACTIONS. This ride, starting from the eastern side of the Loop T... Read More...

Ancient Lakes-Loop to Loop

Ancient Lakes-Loop to Loop by Andy Dappen The November shoulder season has descended like rain from heaven. Actually, it has descended because of the rain from heaven. A frigid and unpleasant mixture of  ra... Read More...

Northrup Canyon

Northrup Canyon in shoulder season. This canyon near Banks Lake and Steamboat Rock State Park offers interesting human history, geology, and natural history. It also offers beautiful rubber necking as you loo... Read More...