Keystone Point

Attractions: If you're looking for an early-season hiking opportunity and don't mind exploring sagebrush country without a trail, this hike usually offers snow-free walking by late February and terrific vi... Read More...

Columbia-Turtle Rock

Skill: 1 (beginner) Fitness: 1 (easy) Attractions: The island is a wildlife protected area and has a fish hatchery on the island.  Deer, eagles, heron, osprey, salmon and other wildlife may be seen depen... 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...

Stehekin Mtn Bike Rides

Mountain bikes or cross bikes are among the best ways to get around if you’ll be visiting and staying in Stehekin. From the ferry landing at the end of Lake Chelan, there are about 15 miles of road taking you u... 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...

Mad River (Upper) to Mad Lake

Attractions: Great views and a beautiful (albeit a popular and well utilized) alpine lake at the top of the trail. Many difficult but navigable climbs that reward with outstanding views of Lake Wenatchee and th... Read More...

Naneum Creek Figure 8

Beautiful scenery, varied vegetation (from sage slopes to thick forests). High enough to be a welcomed escape from the summer heat. For mountain bikers, it is an interesting single track—some of it buff, mu... Read More...