Cannon Mountain

Attractions: Cannon Mountain is listed in the top 100 Peaks of Washington State as #38 at 8,638 feet. It may be the most unknown mountain of this stature in the Enchantment region and probably the most negl... Read More...

Index

Washington's Best Climb - Does It Belong to Leavenworth or Index? by John Plotz In the words of G. W. Bush, “I have strong opinions, but I don't always agree with them.”For example, I have always felt t... Read More...

Wenatchee River-Access Points

Photo: Canoeing on the Upper Wenatchee River By: Kathy Spencer (2006), Updated 5/2011 and 5/2013 with notes from Kathy Spencer . Swimming info added by WenatcheeOutdoors (July 2010) Below is a listin... Read More...

Prusik Peak-West Ridge

Above is a video that Mark and Sarah Shaffer made on the West Ridge route of Prusik Peak, which is located in the Enchantments right outside of Leavenworth. Videos are good to watch for descriptions and tips ... Read More...

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...

Columbia-Turtle Rock

Skill: 1 (beginner) Fitness: 1 (easy) Attractions: The island is a wildlife protected area and has a fish hatchery on the island.  Deer, eagles, heron, osprey, salmon and other wildlife may be seen depen... Read More...

Sports Drink-Make Your Own

Editor's note -- This post was posted in 2012, but with the wave of warm weather comes the need for hydration, and that wave is certainly a-comin' on through. This method for making your own sports drink is... 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...