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April 4, 2010 in Outdoors
Rich Landers photo

Drew Schlieder, left, and Miles Babb, paddle their canoe ahead of companions in a wide portion of the Winchester Wasteway near the beginning of the popular put-in site off Dodson Road, a 13-mile drive west of Moses Lake.

Paddlers make camp on a sand dune halfway through their 25-mile wasteway trip.

Photography by RICH LANDERS photo

The Winchester Wasteway carves a route through sand dunes as it naturally channels irrigation runoff to Potholes Reservoir.

Drew Schlieder, left, and Miles Babb portage around the waterfall at the end of the wasteway.

April 4, 2010 in Outdoors

Myles Heistad, left, and Scott Wolff navigate a debris jam more deftly than a previous visitor.