Volcanic Neck & Bean Peak

by Roger Gervin A friend mentioned that he wanted to scramble up Volcanic Neck in order to finish the "Mountaineers Teanaway Twenty Peaks" list. So I offered to show him a Class 3 route that had originally bee... Read More...

Enchanting Substitutes

Enchanting Substitutes by Andy Dappen The Enchantment Traverse is one of Washington’s premier hikes. Because it’s hard to get an overnight permit for the 19-mile trek, many people have given up on backpacking... Read More...

Esmeralda Peak-North Ridge

by Roger Gervin It took more than two weeks, but we finally found a short window of time that provided relatively good air quality. The N. Fork Teanaway Road is in excellent condition and we found at least ... Read More...

Save the Ox!

Save the Ox Yoke Lodge at Ohme Gardens The Ox Lodge at Ohme Gardens has a serious lean to it - so serious that visitors are no longer permitted inside the unique, 80-year-old structure for fear it might co... Read More...

River Relaxin’

It took me twelve years, but I finally experienced the requisite summer activity for this valley: I floated the river. There are a lot of floating options in the Leavenworth area and I have wanted to partak... Read More...

Superhero Tape

Superhero Tape by Andy Dappen A 1.5" X 60" roll of Tenacious Tape. For field use, re-roll the tape on itself and toss the cardboard core which is a waste of weight and space. Duct tape has dozens of u... Read More...

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