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...

Waterville Loop

Editors Note: Depending on the current weather conditions this could be a great workout and pleasant ride. Make sure to bring your layers. ATTRACTIONS. This ride, starting from the eastern side of the Loop T... Read More...

Ski Crampons

by Andy Dappen For spring and summer skiing, ski crampons that attach under the ball of your foot to your specific, backcountry-skiing binding are extremely valuable. During the early morning hours of a sk... Read More...

Sagebrush Love

Story by Kristen Ballinger I grew up fifty yards away from a steep, dry, sagebrush and bitterbrush-covered mountain, home to rattlesnakes, coyotes, deer ticks and even a rusting 1950s washing machine.  And I l... Read More...

Landscaping with Wildflowers

Landscaping with Wildflowers by Julia Leach  Growing up in western Washington, colorful wildflower communities seemed to only be found in mountain meadows that you’d have to drive and hike hours to get to.  W... Read More...