Wenatchee Pollinator Garden

Our backyard garden, pictured are both the Echinacea and the Russian Sage against the fence. by Sarah Shaffer Since we bought our first home in Wenatchee in 2012 it has been my goal to make our garden as wil... Read More...

Keystone Point

Roger Gervin is quite the explorer and has authorized us to use his outing information on our website. Attached is a link to a trip Roger recently did to Keystone Point. This could be done as a hike, trail run ... Read More...

Byrd Point

Roger Gervin is quite the explorer and has authorized us to use his outing information on our website. Attached is a link to a trip Roger recently did to Byrd Point. This could be done as a hike, trail run or a... Read More...

Buck Creek Pass to Liberty Cap

Sarah Shaffer, Liz Dunham and Tana Shaffer (the beast) with High Pass in the background. Marmot Chirps and Snow Daiquiris by Sarah Shaffer Once a year my good friend Liz and I make plans for a one or two ni... Read More...

Wedge Mountain (Two Options)

Photo: Winter view from the summit of Wedge Mountain The access for this trail is a dramatic vista-view, contour-hugging Forest Service road which overlooks the Wenatchee River valley from Tumwater Canyo... 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...

Chelan Butte

Saw my first wildflower of the season on a southwest-facing slope of Chelan Butte earlier this week. It wasn’t a Yellow Bell, as those first bloomers so often are, but a Desert Buttercup. My hike on Chelan B... Read More...