Squilchuck-Wheeler Reservoir Loop

Squilchuck - Wheeler Reservoir Loop  Journey to Somewhere by Andy Dappen Over the past decade, Squilchuck State Park has emerged as a locally appreciated mountain biking center with many miles and styles of... Read More...

Edible Gold

by WenOut Staff Sherri Schneider, sent us a short missive concerning the Shangri-La of ‘shrooms’  sprouting from the slopes of close by hills and from the loams of local dales. She wrote: “Hey….with all thi... Read More...

Trail Do’s and Don’ts

by Matt Rose How many times have you rolled into a trailhead parking lot, and hit the trail without so much as a glance toward the kiosk at the beginning? We are all guilty--especially at trailheads we use fre... Read More...

Banks Lake Paddling

Banks Lake is an anomaly on several fronts. Basalt cliffs flanking the western shoreline of Banks Lake on the Cache Butte Loop. First, without extreme forces of nature and determined efforts of human eng... Read More...

Best Canoeing Accessories – Part 2

by Andy Dappen We were a week into our canoe trip down the Gataga River, a wilderness river in British Columbia, when I popped a “guy” question capable of spurring hours of discussion--what were their ... 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...