Eastern Washington is the portion of the US state of Washington east of the Cascade Range. The region contains the city of Spokane (the second largest city in the state), the Tri-Cities, the Columbia River and the Grand Coulee Dam, the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and the fertile farmlands of the Yakima Valley and the Palouse. ~Wikipedia

White Bluffs North Slope / 白懸崖北坡

It's easy to forget Washington state is blessed with such diverse landscapes when nearly all of my time is spent in the Cascades. I only read about White Bluffs recently after seeing…

2015/8/30 – Umtanum Ridge / 恩達濃脊

Apart from Highway 20 fire closures, weather in the Cascades was questionable with a high percentage of precipitation. Another trip out to Umtanum Creek Canyon, but this time we scrambled up to high…

2015/7/25-26 – Deep Lake / 深湖

Photos from this trip can be found here. First time camping in Central Washington. Eastern edge of the lake fell outside of Sun Lakes State Park, and we were able to…

2015/4/25 – Pine Canyon / 松木峽谷

We were in the area one week too early to hike on the Cleman Mountain side. The entire area was closed for the protection of wintering elk and will reopen…

2015/3/15 – Saddle Mountain East / 馬鞍山東段

Another rainy weekend in the Cascades. All the places I looked had anywhere from 80% to 100% chance precipitation, and eastern Washington was no exception. It rained nonstop from Seattle…