Prusik Peak-West Ridge

Above is a video that Mark and Sarah Shaffer made on the West Ridge route of Prusik Peak, which is located in the Enchantments right outside of Leavenworth. Videos are good to watch for descriptions and tips ... Read More...

Wenatchee River-House Run

Attractions. This is a 1.2-mile section of the Wenatchee River starting below Exit Falls (about ½ mile west of Leavenworth) and running to the bridge where the Icicle Road crosses the Wenatchee River. It’s ... Read More...

Slithering Fauna

Written by Timothy Hohn, pictures provided by Ian Garrison “Snake!” someone suddenly cries. There’s a momentary paralysis among all who are nearby, now alert to a perceived danger. In the next few seconds, an ... Read More...

Camas Meadows

Camas Meadows Hike This is a great meandering flower journey for the little ones. Pictured is Dahlia Shaffer frolicking among the lush vegetation on the Camas Meadows trail. Photo by Sarah Shaffer. Info... Read More...

Tibbetts Mountain

Tana Shaffer taking in the views from the top of Tibbetts mountain, looking down into Cashmere. Picture by Sarah Shaffer. Tibbetts Mountain offers a variety of outings— from easy to adventurous walks and te... Read More...

Five Reasons to SUP

Five Reasons to SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) by Sarah Shaffer We recently bought a SUP and have been enjoying it during these hot summer days. Here are five reasons I recommend owning one. 1.We bought a blow u... Read More...

Wenatchee to Sweden

Wenatchee to Sweden by Mark Shaffer I have always had an affection for mnemonics. When I need to memorize facts or lists, I will spend great lengths of time arranging the data in such a way so that they form ... Read More...