MicroSpikes-Studded Tires for Feet

by Andy Dappen It’s a transitional time of year. There’s not the usual snow pack for Nordic skiing, backcountry skiing, or snowshoeing, but enough ice on trails to make the slip-factor ripe for body slams. Kid... Read More...

Palisades Sagebrush Steppe

by Glade and Andrea Brosi The frozen waterfall. Photo taken by Sarah Shaffer. Last Sunday we decided to explore the Palisades and were rewarded with the first wildflowers of the spring season. They wer... Read More...

Halvorson Loop

ATTRACTION: This training route for Wenatchee riders is short but steep. If you don’t have a triple, expect to spend a good amount of time out of the saddle grinding. While the latter half of the ride is especi... Read More...

Bygone Byways

A short, easy interpretive trail that follows along the old route of the Great Northern Railway and parallels Nason Creek. Activities: Hiking Nearest Town: Leavenworth Skill Level: 1 Fitness Level: 0 Distance:... Read More...

Nahahum Canyon-Radio Tower Route

A great trail for kids, dogs, and large groups. The view from above the Nahahum Canyon communication site is to Cashmere what the view from Saddle Rock is to Wenatchee - an easily accessible viewpoint above th... Read More...

Douglas Creek-South End

A fun ride or walk up the Douglas Creek canyon on smooth gravel roads, rocky gravel roads, and single track. Lots of wildlife to be viewed in the canyon as it is the only source of water around. The route s... 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...

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...