Wenatchee River-House Run

Attractions. This is a 1.2-mile section of the Wenatchee River starting below Exit Falls (about ½ mile west of Leavenworth) and running to the bridge where the Icicle Road crosses the Wenatchee River. It’s ... Read More...

Echo Super Loop

Echo Super Loop  By Ray Birks    There’s something about biking a loop that feeds and satisfies the cycling soul. But is there something better than a loop? Of course there is: Behold the Echo Super Loop. ... Read More...

King Crag

by Charlie Hickenbottom Details, Details: "King Crags" are visible from Highway 97 while driving either north or south. Point 5240’+ ("King Crag") is not visible from the highway, hidden by the slightly lower ... Read More...

Banks Lake Rock Climbs

Article and Photos by Bill Wicheta. Tom Janisch, Mark Shipman, Curt Haire and I set aside a three day weekend, October 10-12, to climb Bonanza, a peak long on my tick list.  Alas, with the significant early se... Read More...

Horseshoe Lake

By Chester Marler What does a 64-year-old hardcore outdoor enthusiast do for a birthday celebration? Canoeing on the Wenatchee or Columbia might do. So might a foothills hike just above town.  But if you... Read More...

Hog Resurrection

Hog Ressurection Bill Wicheta I love our valley’s springtime outdoor smorgasbord. As hillside grasses morph from brown to green and yellow Arrowleaf Balsamroot paints the valley sides, the higher peaks still ... Read More...

Ribbon Mesa

Charlie Hickenbottom sent us an interesting suite of hikes to the Ribbon Mesa area near Entiat and accessed directly from Highway 97. He compiled the hikes, parking information, and different walks into a very ... Read More...

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...