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...

Sun Lakes Dry Falls Loop

Sun Lakes - Dry Falls Loop Hike by Fred Stanley In early January minimal snow cover offered excellent hiking east of the Columbia.  On bare, dry ground, Lori Contratto, Fred Dunham, and I explored a portion... Read More...

Icicle Canyon-Pearly Gates

Pearly Gates is a north-facing crag in the Icicle Creek Canyon near Leavenworth providing shaded rock climbing and excellent crack climbing on clean, white granite. There aren’t that many easily accessed no... Read More...

Election Day for Honey Bees

The dandelions are out in full force in our area and the honey bees are happily visiting them. Please think twice about spraying your dandelions when you could be helping out the bees by letting your dande... Read More...

Jumpen Jack Fox

Jumpen Jack Fox This video was circulating several years ago. Even if you saw it then, it’s worth rewatching. And if this is the first time around for you, enjoy. Interesting and amazing. ... Read More...