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Saddle Rock recovery could use some volunteers

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WENATCHEE — “Loved to death,” is a phrase that comes up often when talking about the Wenatchee Valley’s most iconic geographical feature, Saddle Rock.

Thousands of people each year make the steep 1.4 mile trek up to the top of the twin-horned peak for postcard views of the Columbia River snaking through the picturesque valley.

But the heavy foot traffic has taken a toll on the mountain. Dozens of twisting trails cut their way through the sagebrush leaving the parched…

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