Quick Sticks

Most of the essential tools and supplies: iron, copper-bristled base brush, ski clamp, plastic scraper, wax, and file (for sharpening the scraper and ski edges). Note: Old irons like the one in this picture a... Read More...

Equestrian Skijoring

So you thought Skijoring was for the dogs. Think again. Skijoring was coined in the 1920's by the Norwegians to mean "ski drive." It is the action of being pulled over snow or ice on skis by a horse, dog or mot... Read More...

Before He Wakes

  "Before He Wakes," was filmed in the Wenatchee Foothills last fall. This short film, by Wenatchee resident Steven Gnam, is about one woman's daily routine to rise in the dark and greet the sunrise. Th... Read More...

Cleaning Climbing Skins

Skin Care - Cleaning Climbing Skins by Andy Dappen It inevitably happens to backcountry skiing skins—the glue, especially on the tails, turns into a mess of dirt, pine needles, and wax, causing the skins to... Read More...

Gearing Up for Snowshoeing

Gearing Up for Snowshoeing : Hardware and Accessoriesby Andy Dappen Defining snowshoeing for you Snowshoeing above Clara Lake near Mission Peak. There’s a continuum in how snowshoes may be used from wal... Read More...

Fred’s Photography Foray

    Fred's Photography Foray        by Fred Stanley I met Del Young and Tony Case at the Esmeralda Basin trailhead at our agreed 11 am time, despite being slowed by damage to the North Fork Teanaway Road f... Read More...

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