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...

White River-Lower

This meandering stretch of river offers a surprising sense of wilderness considering its close proximity to civilization. The sandbar where we camped was laced with bear tracks and the land seemed so untouc... Read More...

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...

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...

Crazy Robin & the Gun

by Andy Dappen It is difficult believing one crazed bird could vacate its bowels with such vulgarity and regularity that each square foot of the porch and every square inch of the window sills have been blotte... 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...

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...