Encouraging and inspiring the enjoyment of the outdoors through hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and mountain climbing in the Pacific Northwest.
Let’s Go Hiking!
Hit the trails with I-MAC
Meet new people, make new friends, share in the fun and enjoy the love of the outdoors. Learn new skills and participate in exciting adventures, all while advancing the causes of conservation & stewardship in the Pacific Northwest.
This trip was originally intended to go start where Highway 410 ends for the winter just east of Chinook Pass in the Cascades. However, the weather forecast called for heavy rain and very strong winds. The Blue Mountain forecast looked a little better with light snow,...
Adhering to COVID-19 restrictions, twelve of us made our individual ways to the trailhead on Highway 225 north of Benton City. We then broke into 3 groups of less than 5 people each and headed out at different times on different routes. Not your normal IMAC logistics,...
Four hikers showed up at the McBee trailhead at 7:30am. The weather was cool with the temperature in the 50s. The sky was slightly hazy due to smoke from nearby fires. We did the loop in a clockwise direction. We hiked along the base of Kiona Ridge for about 1.5 miles...