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...

Stormy Mountain Loop

Stormy Mountain Loop By Coron PolleyAs of late summer 2014, this loop was is in reasonable shape although washed out and rutted in a few places between Stormy Mountain and the top of the Pot Peak Trail. The tr... Read More...

Magnet Creek Outings

Attractions:  The Magnet Creek area offers a variety of outings throughout the spring, summer, and fall. These trips yield expansive views of the complex hills surrounding Blewett Pass and follow undulating... Read More...

Nahahum Canyon-Radio Tower Route

A great trail for kids, dogs, and large groups. The view from above the Nahahum Canyon communication site is to Cashmere what the view from Saddle Rock is to Wenatchee - an easily accessible viewpoint above th... Read More...

Mission Peak

The top of Mission Peak on a beautiful Autumn day. This sprawling peak is the highest spot between Wenatchee and Ellensburg. With about 6,000 feet of vertical relief above the Columbia River, it sports ... Read More...