Sunday, May 17, 2015

Columbia River Trail

Welcome to the 2015 Travelmarx Hiking Season. A Sunday morning 2 hour jaunt is our first hike of 2015. We were staying at Cave B Winery for a wedding and took a hike down to the Columbia River on Sunday morning. You can get a a map (see photo) at reception.

Hike Notes

Length: 2.75 miles (according to lines drawn on Google Maps)
Duration: < 2 hours (started around 7:10am, returned around 8:45 to 9:00am.
Elevation Gain: ~ 650 ft.  Start at about 1,211 ft and end at about 574 ft at the river.
Location: Central Washington - Wenatchee

Trail Map: Columbia River Trail
Trail Map: Columbia River TrailTrail Map: Columbia River Trail

Left: Abandoned Car at Rocky Beach; Right: Trail Through the Sagebrush
Abandoned Car at Rocky BeachTrail Through the Sagebrush

Left: Artemisia tridentata (sagebrush); Right: Linaria dalmatica
Artemisia tridentata (sagebrush)Linaria dalmatica

Left: Looking East Up the Waterfall Loop Trail; Right: The Back of the Gorge Amphitheater StageLooking East Up the Waterfall Loop TrailThe Back of the Gorge Amphitheater Sta

Left: Rock Layers on Waterfall Loop Trail; Right: Seeds
Rock Layers on Waterfall Loop TrailSeeds

Left: View Toward Rocky Beach and Abandoned Car; Right: View West to Columbia River

View Toward Rocky Beach and Abandoned CarView West to Columbia River

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