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...

Getting Wide Around the Middle

By Adam Vognild For a guy who loves the outdoors and who geeks out on gear, I’m on the slow side when it comes to pulling the trigger and getting the latest-greatest. Since the mid-90’s skis have been getti... 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...

Vantage Sand Dunes

The cliff-lined coulees and desert landscape around Frenchman Coulee and Echo Basin (near Vantage) gives visitors some different daydreaming opportunities. For starters the scenery is right out of a Spaghet... Read More...

Castle Rock

Castle Rock is the rock outcrop in the foreground. The higher peak in the background (called Chopper) connects to Castle Rock via a steep east-facing ridge. Castle Rock Re-Opened by Kalie WertzThis rocky ... Read More...

Wenatchee-City Runs

Running – there’s no quicker way to get outdoors. There’s also no easier, cheaper way to acquire the frequent aerobic exercise a body needs to stay fit. And, around these parts, there’s no need to contend with ... Read More...

From Road to Dirt

From Road to Dirt – Making the Transition to Trail Running by Adam Vognild I was recently asked when I first started trail running. It made me pause and think back to what nudged me from pavement to dirt. ... 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...