Articles by: James Robberson

Washington Hikes for Visitors of All Abilities

Washington Hikes for Visitors of All Abilities

Fear not, we’ve created a list that will help you settle on a Washington hike that is just right for the wide range of visitors you’ve let move into your guest room.

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Trails
Trail Personalities Part 2

Trail Personalities Part 2

If there is one thing that a northwest hiker knows, it is how to dress on a rainy day. The sponge, however, missed this day in Seattle hiker’s training 101. On sunny days the sponge stays home. On rainy days he heads to the trail dressed entirely in cotton.

by November 18, 2013 0 comments Fireside
Trail Personalities

Trail Personalities

The human brain is driven to recognize patterns, to identify recurring themes in our external environment. A hiker’s brain is no different, and after countless hours on the trail a hiker begins to notice recurring personalities, different individuals with strikingly similar tendencies. My first three favorites today.

by November 4, 2013 0 comments Fireside, Trails
Hiking Glacier National Park – Five Days and Seventy Miles

Hiking Glacier National Park – Five Days and Seventy Miles

We’d structured our trip to Glacier National Park, a stunningly beautiful, inconceivably photographic hiking mecca at the northern end of the U.S. rocky mountains, around this checklist and we had, with much focus, determination and perhaps a bit of inflexibility, managed to check all three boxes off each day on the first four days of our trip.

by August 19, 2013 0 comments Trails
Yellowstone – Rugged as Ever

Yellowstone – Rugged as Ever

Over the course of four days my wife, our guide and I covered sixty miles in the park, seeing countless wide-open meadows, miles of meandering streams, and some of the best scenery one can hope to find anywhere in the world.

by July 8, 2013 0 comments Trails