Righting a Wrong

Righting a Wrong by Andy Dappen The hour is late. First the uninspiring cloudy weather kept me at home working, ‘You’re not going to see anything,’ the naysaying sightseeing side of me protested. By mid-afte... Read More...

Wenatchee City-Walk or Run

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...

Ephrata Community Trails

by Ray Birks and Andy Dappen Attractions: Open shrub steppe riding on good trails that drain well, make this a good place to ride in spring (flowers and greenery), fall (blonde grasses and golden light), a... 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...

Canister Stove Tricks

I’ve taken several multi-day trips this spring and summer with a Jetboil Stove, which like many lightweight stoves runs off canisters filled with a blended isopro fuel, and each time I pack I'm faced with the n... Read More...

Duncan Ridge to Duncan Hill

A ridge outing that starts high and stays high. The trail follows a high forested ridge until about 6700 feet and then breaks out into open country with fabulous views of the Entiat River Valley, Seven Fing... Read More...