Things to know


The Spaces Between

by Ray Birks "Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down Letting the days go by, water flowing underground Into the blue again after the money's gone Once in a lifetime, water flowing underground" ... Read More...

Battle Scars

Hours after abdominal reconstructive surgery, all doped up on pain pills, I took a "selfie." Battle Scars by Sarah Shaffer A few years back I had fairly extensive surgery. Following the birth of our daughte... Read More...

Backcountry Navigation

This was originally posted in December 14, 2011. Backcountry navigation was the topic for a backcountry ski class.  Listed below are the notes from the session. The links in these notes have good explanations o... Read More...

The Togetherness Quotient

The Togetherness Quotient by Andy Dappen “Too much togetherness – it drives people apart.” It’s what I tell people when they ask, “Why doesn’t your wife join you on more of your outdoor adventures?” E... Read More...

Drowning in Snow

We were recently sent a link to the thought-provoking  Tree Well and Deep Snow Safety website. Every winter a number of  Washington skiers and snowboarders, who are skiing off-piste or who are ski touring, fall... Read More...

The Squat

by WenOut Staff Sports of all kinds require a base level of fitness to perform well. With the extremely wide range of sports to play in the Wenatchee Valley, it is best to keep your training broad, general, an... Read More...

Winter-Human Powered Commute

  by Charlie Hickenbottom I got my bicycle out this morning for a short ride to the grocery store, and that was a bit of a celebration for me. I had reluctantly put my bike away in early December, when roads ... Read More...

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