Slithering Fauna

Written by Timothy Hohn, pictures provided by Ian Garrison “Snake!” someone suddenly cries. There’s a momentary paralysis among all who are nearby, now alert to a perceived danger. In the next few seconds, an ... Read More...

Colockum-Tarpiscan to Cape Horn

Words and pictures by Ken Longley Located in the nearly 100,000 acre Colockum Wildlife area, this hike is a wonderful experience.  Drive 13 miles south of Wenatchee on the Malaga Alcoa Hwy to the junction of... 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...

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...

Beezley Hills-Monument Hill

Attractions: In the shoulder seasons of late fall or early spring when mud or snow is making access to the Cascades or the Cascadian foothills an unpleasant proposition, these open hills near Quincy are of... Read More...

Rock Island Grade

The base of the climb. This is a good spot to park and unload your gear. You are heading to the top! Attractions: This is a good out-and-back ride for training and a good one to sample some of the regi... Read More...

Sun Lakes-Dry Falls Trips

Cliffs, talus and erratics on the hike around Umatilla Rock at Sun Lakes - Dry Falls State Park. Sun Lakes - Dry Falls Trips by Andy Dappen Hiking, biking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, … and cliff jumping? ... Read More...

Ancient Lakes-Loop to Loop

Ancient Lakes-Loop to Loop by Andy Dappen The November shoulder season has descended like rain from heaven. Actually, it has descended because of the rain from heaven. A frigid and unpleasant mixture of  rai... Read More...