Bike Commuting in Wenatchee

When you look at the best routes to bicycle in our community, think of the Apple Capital Loop as the hub of the bike wheel, with several roads as the spokes that allow you to get anywhere you want in town in ... Read More...

Babcock Bench (Badweather Bailout)

The weathermen are putting the weekend chance of rain around the Wenatchee Valley at 100 percent. For a notoriously inexact science, it seems shortsighted that the prognosticators don't leave themselves som... Read More...

Ancient Lakes-Murphy’s Loop

By Molly Steere Third time’s a charm. This was my mantra as my husband, Toby, and I pedaled out of the parking lot. We had been to the Ancient/Dusty Lakes area twice before, trying to finish out this new loop.... Read More...

Ancient Lake-Fred & Franks Loop

Ancient Lake-Fred & Franks Loop by Andy Dappen I was introduced to this super-scenic route and the complex terrain around the many lakes and ponds surrounding Ancient Lake area (fed by Columbia Basin ir... Read More...

Ancient Lake & Dusty Lake

  This trail travels through beautiful shrub sage country and offers nice views over the Columbia River. Scenic irrigation seepage lakes rimmed by rust-colored basalt walls, abundant bird life, and some... Read More...

Alpine Lookout Via Nason Ridge

This hike takes you to one of the last manned (womaned?) lookouts in the state. The lookout appears to be recently upgraded, although it was closed for the season when we were there in October of 2006. Nine Mi... Read More...