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Babcock Bench – Evergreen Creek – Columbia River

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Babcock Bench – Evergreen Creek – Columbia River

It had been around two weeks since we were last in the area and did the Babcock Bench Loop which had up to 3' of snow and multiple snow slides at an amazing 800' elevation in the desert. There was more snow than I have ever seen in the area in the 15 years I have been hiking here and two weeks later ...

Babcock Bench Loop

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Babcock Bench Loop

We were looking for a snow-less hike during this cold and snowy winter which has broken many temperature and snowfall records around Central Washington so we figured we would head to Babcock Bench in the desert near the Columbia River and while we were not expecting an absence of snow the 1-3 feet c ...

Ancient Lakes Coulee Loop, Central Washington

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Ancient Lakes Coulee Loop, Central Washington

It is often hard to believe a forecast of a single sunny, blue sky day book-ended by bad weather in January, but I hoped for the best and prepared for the worst a hiker has to do what a hiker has to do so with that in mind we were off to Ancient Lakes / Pothole Coulees West of Quincy, WA. located in ...

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