Canister Stove Tricks

I’ve taken several multi-day trips this spring and summer with a Jetboil Stove, which like many lightweight stoves runs off canisters filled with a blended isopro fuel, and each time I pack I'm faced with the n... Read More...

Factoring Fun on Mt. Adams

Factoring Fun on Mt. Adams by Andy Dappen “Have you heard about ‘Fun-Factor Ratings’?” he asks.It’s 7 a.m. and Mike Rolfs and I have just started the 7,000 vertical foot climb up the south side of Mt.... Read More...

Rediscovering Skiing

Rediscovering Skiing By Brian Holt This story was originally published on 1/30/15. In September I moved to Wenatchee from the Southeast. Growing up in South Carolina, there was little opportunity to go skiin... Read More...

Miller Peak via County Line

ATTRACTIONS. Interesting route finding, nice winter atmosphere, good escape from motorized vehicles, beautiful scenery. Good overnight trip or long day trip. ACTIVITIES. Snowshoeing and backcountry skiin... Read More...

Drowning in Snow

We were recently sent a link to the thought-provoking  Tree Well and Deep Snow Safety website. Every winter a number of  Washington skiers and snowboarders, who are skiing off-piste or who are ski touring, fall... Read More...