Stehekin Mtn Bike Rides

Mountain bikes or cross bikes are among the best ways to get around if you’ll be visiting and staying in Stehekin. From the ferry landing at the end of Lake Chelan, there are about 15 miles of road taking you u... Read More...

Duncan Ridge to Duncan Hill

A ridge outing that starts high and stays high. The trail follows a high forested ridge until about 6700 feet and then breaks out into open country with fabulous views of the Entiat River Valley, Seven Fing... Read More...

Awe

by Andy Dappen A recent article in Parade Magazine discussed the power of awe in buoying happiness, healing psychological issues, and maintaining health. Some interesting quotes from the article: Awe is t... Read More...

Mad River (Upper) to Mad Lake

Attractions: Great views and a beautiful (albeit a popular and well utilized) alpine lake at the top of the trail. Many difficult but navigable climbs that reward with outstanding views of Lake Wenatchee and th... 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...

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...

Burch Mountain-Beginner Route

Burch Mountain is adjacent to Wenatchee yet, despite its proximity to the town, it feels a world apart. It offers beautiful views of the Cascades, Columbia River, and Wenatchee River and, in early morning a... Read More...

Echo Ridge Trails

Designed originally as a Nordic Ski area, Echo Ridge has turned into a summer trail hub for mountain biking, trail running, and family outings. The trails contour hillsides, follow ridgelines, and dip throu... Read More...