Guidebook

Naneum Creek Figure 8

Beautiful scenery, varied vegetation (from sage slopes to thick forests). High enough to be a welcomed escape from the summer heat. For mountain bikers, it is an interesting single track—some of it buff, mu... Read More...

Icicle Canyon-Pearly Gates

Pearly Gates is a north-facing crag in the Icicle Creek Canyon near Leavenworth providing shaded rock climbing and excellent crack climbing on clean, white granite. There aren’t that many easily accessed no... Read More...

Cradle Lake by Map or Signs?

by Suzanne Hartman Note from the Editor: Suzanne recently took a trip to Cradle Lake. This outing is not for the faint of heart. With over 5,000 feet of elevation gain and 20 + miles to get there, be prepared ... Read More...

Red-Devil Loop

While we watched our daughter's play soccer, John was grilling me about a mountain-biking circuit in the Devils Gulch environs.  “I’ve heard it’s one of the best rides in the area, so why doesn’t the websit... Read More...

Heather Lake Hike

Mark Shaffer swimming in Heather Lake. Heather Lake Hike - Where Has All the Heather Gone? by Sarah Shaffer Attraction. Heather Lake seems like a misnomer because you’re going to be seriously challenged to fin... Read More...

Smart Tubing

By Andy Dappen "Smart" and "tubing" border on being mutually exclusive words— inner tubes were designed to inflate tires, not float rivers. If you want a smart craft, look to rafts, kayaks, canoes, maybe even... Read More...

Fern Lake (North Fork Entiat)

Video by Strahm family.  Words by Todd Strahm. The Tillys (Bart, Patrick and Conner) and the Strahms (Todd and Jake) camped at North Fork Saturday night (September 8, 2012). The lightning and thunder was inten... Read More...

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