Guidebook

Davis Peak

by Roger Gervin My 2005 trip report on this peak stated that: "Yes, it's 4000 feet of elevation gain; however, considering the excellent trail condition (well graded switchbacks and lots of needles to cushi... Read More...

Fortune Peak

by Roger Gervin At the beginning of October I took a fun scramble in the Teanaway Area. It was a little early to see the larch trees wearing their yellow coat, but their orange coat was a pretty nice consolati... 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...

Spider Meadows

by Sarah Shaffer The view from the base of the meadows looking up toward Spider Gap. Picture by Sarah Shaffer. The fun fluff balls of the sub-alpine. Picture by Sarah Shaffer. Spider Meadows had be... Read More...

Ellensburg Round Trip

by Ray Birks As tailwinds go, usually if you get a nice one you tend to pay for it later. Most often Karma seems to be in cahoots with Mother Nature, evening things out to keep you humble. But sometimes the sh... Read More...

Lion Rock

by Ray Birks The ride to Lion Rock is a great adventure for intermediate riders or beginner riders that don’t mind some climbing and rocky roads. It delivers staggering views of the Kittitas Valley, the Enchan... Read More...

Chiwawa River (Lower)

An unexpected crack in the family schedule springs me free for the afternoon. The Chiwawa River is running at 1,400 cfs (an excellent level), and I find a paddling partner after one phone call. Thirty minut... Read More...

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