Post Tagged with: "Trail"

Trip Report: New Hampshire’s Pemi Loop

Trip Report: New Hampshire’s Pemi Loop

31.5 miles, 18,000 feet of elevation change, 12 – 4000+ footers, White Mountain Guide book time: 20 hours and 17 minutes. The Pemigewasset Wilderness in[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments Community, Trails
Almost There: A Chance Encounter along the Pacific Crest Trail

Almost There: A Chance Encounter along the Pacific Crest Trail

It was the first day of September, 2013, and I was feeling a little impressed with myself. Starting at the Columbia River Gorge, I had[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 0 comments Community
Trip Report: Lake Ann

Trip Report: Lake Ann

Follow a well-worn and rocky trail through forest, meadow and talus to a beautiful lake perched above a deep glacial valley. But the lake is[Read More…]

by January 14, 2016 0 comments Trails
Eleanor Creek Trailhead

Mt. Rainier’s Northern Traverse

Standing high above the White River, I gazed up at the looming heights of the Willis Wall, a vast snow encrusted cliff of black rock[Read More…]

by September 10, 2015 0 comments Trails
Catch the dramatic views and falls from the middle of the Boetzke Creek Trestle Bridge.  Photo by Sheri Goodwin.

Iron Horse Trail: A Trail Report with Three Secrets, Flaky Crust and Fruit Filling

Sometimes hiking in the Pacific Northwest is about pie… yes pie. In an effort to shake off the cobwebs of winter and get ready for[Read More…]

by July 2, 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
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
Ape Canyon Trail

Ape Canyon Trail

Mt. St. Helens offers a wide variety of adventures for those who are looking to get away from the claustrophobic northwest trail. Nine miles from[Read More…]

by June 11, 2014 0 comments Trails
Goat Rocks

Goat Rocks

As a rule, I hike a trail only once, but there are two exceptions: The Enchantments and a section of the PCT from Harts Pass[Read More…]

by May 28, 2014 0 comments Trails
Five Wild Plants Every Backpacker Should Know

Five Wild Plants Every Backpacker Should Know

Knowing a few wild plants can not only enhance your outdoor wilderness experience, it could even save your life!  Many people are intimidated by the[Read More…]

by May 20, 2014 0 comments Community, Skills