This is geologic tour in the Leavenworth area, up the Wenatchee River Valley to Lake Wenatchee. We’ll look at everything from Chumstick sandstone, to the glacial features from both the Icicle Creek and Lake Wenatchee Glaciers. We’ll see the Leavenworth fault, identify glacial moraines, discuss how streams change with time, and examine 90 million years old igneous rocks and even older metamorphic rocks!
Tour goers will meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to board a tour bus that will depart at 9 a.m. The first stop will be at Pinnacle State Park the tour will continue along Hwy 2, Chumstick Hwy, and Icicle Canyon with multiple viewing and discussion stops. The tour will stop at Lake Wenatchee State Park for lunch and return to Leavenworth via the Chumstick Hwy.