Fred’s Photography Foray

    Fred's Photography Foray        by Fred Stanley I met Del Young and Tony Case at the Esmeralda Basin trailhead at our agreed 11 am time, despite being slowed by damage to the North Fork Teanaway Road f... Read More...

Snoqualmie Pass Commuter Hikes

Photo by: Ian Mackie Written By: Wenatchee Outdoors SNOQUALMIE PASS - COMMUTER HIKESWe all need to take the drive over the mountains to the West Side from time to time. For some it’s for work. For oth... Read More...

Argonaut Peak-NW Arete

  Argonaut Peak, NW Arête Garrett Wolter and Edward Allison September 3-5, 2016 Eddie Allison and I climbed the NW Arête of Argonaut over Labor Day weekend. We originally planned to climb in the Nort... Read More...

Trail Culture

This is the third installment of Hannah Kiser and Chelan Pauly’s epic journey of their planned 2,660 mile trek to hike the entire Pacific Crest Trail. To see the first installment click here or to see the secon... Read More...

John Muir & the Missing Fuel

Although the John Muir Trail is out of our geographical zone we typically post about, we felt it may be nice to imagine warm weather again and extended backpacking adventures. -WenOut Staff by Bob Shaver Auth... 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...

Revelstoke or Wenatchee North?

Skiing Wenatchee North by Andy Dappen If you leave Wenatchee and head into Canada, roughly following the course of the big river, after 7 hours of driving you enter a town that might be called ‘Wenatchee Nor... Read More...

Stevens to Smithbrook Traverse

Some issues are always spotted with clouds. A view of Stevens Pass from the Dementia Tour. by  Andy Dappen The discussion has me uttering blasphemy, “At the end of life, we often treat pets better than pe... Read More...

Black Peak & Corteo Peak

Black Peak (8970’) and Corteo Peak (8080’+) by Jim Brisbine August 4-7, 2017 For our 15th annual Mid-Summer Climbing Trip I teamed up with Jon, Todd, Eric, and Adam for a bid on Black Peak and Corteo Peak ne... 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...