Enchantment Lakes Traverse

Enchantment Lakes Traverse by Andy Dappen If a book titled The 100 Best Hikes in North America were to be written, the Enchantment Lakes Traverse would be the choice put forth to represent Central Washington.... Read More...

Cady Ridge-Cady Creek Loop

Glacier Peak peaking through a hole in the clouds. Words and photos by Carolyn Griffin-Bugert This was a fun hike to take in mid-September, as we crossed paths (literally!) with several groups of Pacific C... Read More...

Colchuck Balance Rock

Photo: The view of Mt. Stuart from CBR. Words and pictures by John Plotz Norma Vincent Peale said, "Repetition of the same thought or action develops into a habit, which repeated enough, becomes an automatic r... Read More...

Dragontail Peak-Backbone Ridge

Report and and photos by John Plotz From Colchuck Lake, the girth of Dragontail Peak is enough to make anyone feel small and insignificant. Studying the massive walls of this peak, a climber's eye is immediate... Read More...

Prusik Peak-South Face

Photo: Geoff Cecil on the beautiful last pitch of Prusik Peak's south face. Words and photos by John Plotz May 23, 2009 Geoff Cecil of Roslyn and I climbed the South Face of Prusik Peak. There are two routes ... Read More...

Snow Creek Wall

Mark and Sarah Shaffer climbing "Outerspace" a highly touted climbing route right outside of Leavenworth. It has great "chicken heads" to use on top of crack climbing making it a crack/face climb all in one. ... Read More...

Table Mountain Loop

Photo: Views of Rainier and the Ellensburg Valley from Table Mountain. By Matthew Tangeman Attractions. In an area crowded with motors -- where the smell of exhaust often intermingles with that of pine and whe... Read More...

Naneum Creek Trail

The scenery along this trail includes old-growth forest, meadows and, if you visit at the right time of year, beautiful fall foliage. There are also many great opportunities for wildlife viewing and fishing... Read More...

Jumpoff Ridge-Powerline Road

Nice views over Wenatchee Heights and Columbia River Valley. Nice wildflowers in spring and early summer. It’s much cooler up here during the heat of summer. There’s also a large elk herd up in this area. ... Read More...