Duffy Creek Loop

Photo: When one man's upper is another woman's downer.   By Andy Dappen A mile into the hike he says, “I love this grass and how it undulates like waves in the wind. She says, “It’s windy every time we walk ne... Read More...

Derby Canyon-Spur 200

A short outing in the foothills above Peshastin. The route starts with a quiet trip through the woods and ends with a steep ridge walk/ride up to an unnamed peak offering pretty views of both the Enchantments... Read More...

Cooney Lake

Photo: Looking down on Cooney Lake from a peak bordering it. In hot weather the three elements for beating the heat in the outdoors are shade, water, and elevation. Cooney Lake gives you all three. A shady, ... Read More...

Chelan Butte Ridge

Chelan Butte Ridge Ride (and Hike) by Ray Birks A ride I've always stared at in the WenatcheeOutdoors guidebook but never gotten around to riding was Chelan Butte. A summer day finally arrived when I found tim... Read More...

Beehive Mountain

The big view of Mt Stuart (left) and the Enchantments (center and left)  from this little mountain. Beehive Mountain The American who walked up a Mountain but came down a Hill Calling this knoll in the fo... Read More...

Alpine Lookout Via Nason Ridge

    This hike takes you to one of the last manned (womaned?) lookouts in the state. The lookout appears to be recently upgraded, although it was closed for the season when we were there in O... Read More...

Snow Buckwheat

By Marc Dilley Snow Buckwheat (Eriogonum niveum) Close up of the delicate flower. Photo by WenOut. Family: Polygonaceae Developing slowly in late summer and fully formed as Delicious apples are picke... Read More...