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Hike to the Tolmie Peak Lookout

Hike to the Tolmie Peak Lookout

The road to Mowich Lake in Mount Rainier National Park may still be closed for the winter, but the summer hiking season is coming on[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Trails
Hike Palo Duro Canyon

Hike Palo Duro Canyon

Not everything is bigger in Texas. Case in point: Palo Duro Canyon is only the second biggest canyon in America behind the Grand. And it’s[Read More…]

by April 7, 2015 0 comments Trails
Hike Saddle Mountain

Hike Saddle Mountain

If you have ever driven to Astoria across the Columbia River upon the great length of the Megler Bridge – its far end lost in[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Trails
Upper Lyman Lake

Where to Hike in 2015: Pasayten, Glacier Peak and Goat Rocks Wilderness

Have you completely filled in your hiking schedule for the summer? Hopefully there is still some room to add a few more hikes, because these[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
Where to Hike in 2015: Snoqualmie Pass

Where to Hike in 2015: Snoqualmie Pass

It looks like you’re going to have to start planning your spring and summer hiking wishlist a bit early this year since winter seems to[Read More…]

by March 11, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
Colchuck Lake, Enchantments

Where to Hike in 2015: North Cascades

This year’s warm start has me already thinking about backcountry trips. From the way it looks now, we may be heading for a wonderfully long[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
Reese Witherspoon portraying Cheryl Strayed on the Pacific Coast Trail in the movie Wild (Photo from telegraph.com)

The Movie Wild Spurs New Permitting System on the Pacific Crest Trail

If you’ve recently been motivated by the blockbuster movie Wild, staring Reese Witherspoon, to hike the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from Mexico to[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
Silver Falls State Park

Silver Falls State Park

This is the time of year when most residents of the Pacific Northwest turn their minds towards escape. The damp, dreary months of winter bring[Read More…]

by January 31, 2015 0 comments Trails
Now Playing at the Pasayten Wilderness Amphitheater

Now Playing at the Pasayten Wilderness Amphitheater

Editor’s Note – To get the full story on Jim’s trip to Washington’s Pasayten Wilderness, check out his article Hiking with Horses: How Aging Hikers Can[Read More…]

by January 7, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
Greying, dead tree trunks were the only over story for the first twelve miles of the Andrews Creek trail - Photo by Linda Knutson

Hiking with Horses: How Aging Hikers Can Take on the Wilderness

I think we can all relate to and prepare for living unconnected and in natural grandeur, but we don’t think about the wonderful gift of[Read More…]

by November 13, 2014 0 comments Community, Trails