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.