Entries from Postcards from the Trail tagged with 'Teanaway'

Esmeralda Basin

August 7, 2011 It was time for another trip to the Teanaway area. Earlier in the year, we did the Teanaway Ridge on eastern side off of Blewett Pass but it was time to make another trip up the...

Iron Bear Creek - Teanaway Ridge

June 27, 2011 I'm a little behind in my blog posting. I've been enjoying taking pictures but I just can't seem to get them processed and posted. But I'll try. Teanaway is area on the East side of the...

Longs Pass

Mt. Stuart from Longs Pass The forecast was for another set of sunny days. Perfect opportunity for another fall hike. Our hiking buddies are off on Monday so we gave them a call and they wanted to come. Hmm......

Iron Peak - Face to Face with Mr. Billy

Iron Peak is one of our favorite hikes. We did it last year in late June. Our friend wanted to go hiking in the Teanaway and suggested that we do Iron Peak. It would be a good time especially...

Iron Peak - Teanaway Country

I heard that the trails in the Teanaway basin were open. The warm weather has opened the eastern slopes of the cascades earlier than last year even with our heavy snow fall. We decided to go to Iron Peak,...

Beverly Turnpike

Teanaway Valley is a hikers paradise. The river runs from Mt. Stuart along the eastern slope of the Cascades near Cle Elum. It also a very unique botanical area due to the serpentine soil in the area. The plants...

Esmeralda Basin

We finally got a chance to make it back up Esmeralda Basin. It has been several years and our last trip was in the fall. It has a great spring bloom. It was the usual 2.5 hour drive from Seattle...

Iron Peak - Ingalls Loop

We needed to test ourselves on yet a longer hike. Whitney is 22 miles so the more we do long hikes, the better prepared we will be for the distance. I looked through the Loop Hikes book and saw...

Miller Peak-Iron Bear

We need to start getting some mileage per hike. Whitney is 22 miles and we need to make certain we can 'go the distance'. G said we need to look for a hike with more mileage. "Maybe we can...