Big Snow

  by Tom Janisch “Big Snow is well named, for its expansive, rounded summit area and gentle northern slopes keep a white cover much of the summer…It is an excellent ski tour from Lake Dorothy. The summit... Read More...

Amphitheater Loop

Amphitheater Loop By Ray Birks This report is part of a series, written for Wenatchee Outdoors, to document some of the classic mountain bike rides within an hour’s drive of the Wenatchee Valley. They con... Read More...

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 i... Read More...

Adams-Lost & Found

Adams-Lost and Found by Andy Dappen “Do you really want to rummage around there? There could be a body in those sleeping bags.” The shredded and abandoned tent. The scene at the Lunch Counter halfway up Mt. ... Read More...

Banks Lake Paddling

Banks Lake is an anomaly on several fronts. Basalt cliffs flanking the western shoreline of Banks Lake on the Cache Butte Loop. First, without extreme forces of nature and determined efforts of human eng... 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...