Getting Wide Around the Middle

By Adam Vognild For a guy who loves the outdoors and who geeks out on gear, I’m on the slow side when it comes to pulling the trigger and getting the latest-greatest. Since the mid-90’s skis have been getti... Read More...

Desmarais Brothers WA PCT Trail Run

   by Cyrus and Niles Desmarais We’re heading home. We are on the Lady of the Lake, and as we’re sitting on the boat, I can feel the water moving beneath us, the world gently rocking, my vision blurring a l... Read More...

MicroSpikes-Studded Tires for Feet

by Andy Dappen It’s a transitional time of year. There’s not the usual snow pack for Nordic skiing, backcountry skiing, or snowshoeing, but enough ice on trails to make the slip-factor ripe for body slams. Kid... Read More...

Quest to Become a Slacker

by Molly Steere Like all good sports, slacklining has endured its ‘bad boy’ phase and is now becoming a fully integrated and accepted sport. From its Camp Four birth to its present-day popularity on campuses a... Read More...

Wenatchee City-Walk or Run

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...

Twin Peaks-East Ridge

When my family saw the special about Steve Irwin (aka the Crocodile Hunter) in the Galapagos Islands, we all laughed when, just before jumping in the drink to harass some new animal, he looked at the camera and... 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 porti... Read More...