Washington’s Kettle Crest: Edds Mountain, July 2016

A steep climb leads to far reaching views and solitude atop the Kettle Crest Distance: 7.3 miles round-trip  Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate with 1,968′ elevation gain Best season: June – October It wasn’t shaping up to be a typical hot and dry July in the Inland Northwest. The week following the 4th brought …

Washington’s Kettle River Range: Wapaloosie & Columbia Mountains, July 2014

Wapaloosie Mountain:  climb to one of the highest summits on Washington State’s Kettle Crest for great views and flower filled meadows.  Distance: 6.0 miles round trip Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate with 2,000’ elevation gain Best season: late spring, summer and fall Columbia Mountain:  enjoy fantastic views of Washington’s Kettle River Range on this …