Things to know


Animal Tracks Quiz

Watch the slideshow to see which animal we think made this track. Perhaps you’re on a hike and see fresh animal tracks you can’t identify. Is that paw print from a fellow hikers’ St. Bernard? Or, have you d... Read More...

River Birds Quiz

  Wood ducks nest up to 290 feet above the ground. Flightless chicks have to jump from the nest to the ground before making their first pilgrimage to the water. Here is the "waterside birds" quiz. I... Read More...

Map & Compass 101

WenatcheeOutdoors recently partnered with Cascade Subaru and Wenatchee Parks and Rec Department to run a multi-week navigation course. The course covered map reading, plotting routes on a map, taking bearings f... Read More...

The Passage

The Passage A Story of Growing Up, Growing Old and the Wild Places That Define Us.  Editors Note: This 25-minute film focuses on our Board Chair, Andy Dappen, his brother, and his two nephews. This video mixe... Read More...

Slithering Fauna

Written by Timothy Hohn, pictures provided by Ian Garrison “Snake!” someone suddenly cries. There’s a momentary paralysis among all who are nearby, now alert to a perceived danger. In the next few seconds, an ... Read More...

Injury Prevention 101

Cranking out a few pushups on top of Saddle Rock. Combining some calisthenics and some stretches with your outings is a good way to hone your body and avoid injury. Most runners, hikers, climbers, cyclists,... Read More...

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