Run of the River is pleased to provide for our guests with brochures, maps and difficulty levels of nearby trails, as well as our recommendations for your interests.
The unexpected DOES happen, even to the MOST experienced of hikers. Always start with appropriate footwear-boots or shoes designed for hiking.
Be sure to carry with you (at a minimum) the 10 Essentials:
Navigation – Map/s or GPS. Cell phones seldom work in steep canyons. Do not rely on them for navigation.
Insulation – Dress in Layers. Wool socks, a fleece pullover and wind layer should be considered
Hydration – Water Bottles, Hydration Pack (water filter is always a good idea)
Nutrition – Protein & Carbs for Lunch; think Sugar & Carbs for Snacks
Sun Protection – Hat, sunglasses & plenty of sunscreen
First Aid Kit
Light Sticks or Flashlight
The following websites will also prove useful when planning your hike.
On the Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests there are numerous opportunities for hikers and backpackers to explore. There are 8 miles of barrier free trails and 1,285 miles of wilderness trails. Be aware that many trails are shared use and in wilderness areas wilderness restrictions apply.