Guidebook

Banks Lake Rock Climbs

  Article and Photos by Bill Wicheta. Tom Janisch, Mark Shipman, Curt Haire and I set aside a three day weekend, October 10-12, to climb Bonanza, a peak long on my tick list.  Alas, with the signific... Read More...

Entiat River Road

ATTRACTIONS: This is the advertised route of the Apple Century ride. The ride up the Entiat River Valley is very beautiful. The river is close by through the entire ride. Scenery changes from scattered homes an... Read More...

Horseshoe Lake

By Chester Marler What does a 64-year-old hardcore outdoor enthusiast do for a birthday celebration? Canoeing on the Wenatchee or Columbia might do. So might a foothills hike just above town.  But if you... Read More...

Keystone Point

Attractions: If you're looking for an early-season hiking opportunity and don't mind exploring sagebrush country without a trail, this hike usually offers snow-free walking by late February and terrific vi... Read More...

Shaser Creek-Middle Fork

ATTRACTIONS: Quickly accessed snow zone with relatively light snowmobile traffic.  This trip is a pleasant, solitary mosey up logging roads below about 4000 feet.  Above that there are some wonderful subalp... Read More...

Columbia-Turtle Rock

Skill: 1 (beginner) Fitness: 1 (easy) Attractions: The island is a wildlife protected area and has a fish hatchery on the island.  Deer, eagles, heron, osprey, salmon and other wildlife may be seen depen... Read More...

Old Blewett Pass Options

A view out toward Diamond Head while climbing Peak 4,675' near Old Blewett Pass. On drives over to or back from Seattle, it’s nice to stretch the legs, get some fresh air, and bag some nice views. Here’s a ... Read More...

Entiat River Road

ATTRACTIONS. You’ll travel up a beautiful mountain valley alongside the Entiat River with rock cliffs and deep woods on either side. The area feels remote -- except for the occasional snowmobile that will pass ... Read More...

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