"Live a good life, and in the end, it's not the years in the life, it's the life in the years."

One fine day

By on November 24, 2019 in Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments

By Leonard Harris

For years, I have enjoyed climbing Saddle Rock, however after my last hike I sat on the tail gate of my pickup and wondered if maybe I should look for less physical and more age appropriate challenges offered by our valley, as I am now 87.

One that presented itself is right outside our back door in East Wenatchee and is a series of lower foothills that seems to attract a lot of hikers, often with kids or dogs or both. 

The view at the top of either of the closest buttes is truly worth the hike. 

I always carry my phone and on my last climb I noticed an orchard with an unusual color pattern so I snapped this picture. 

My only regret is that I didn’t bring a little folding chair, which would have allowed more time to sit and take in the view of our valley. 

Maybe next time.

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