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Trip Report: Camp Muir, Mount Rainier

Trip Report: Camp Muir, Mount Rainier

Planning a trek up the Big One – Mount Rainier – gets my adrenaline pumping the minute I start packing my backpack. My husband and[Read More…]

by July 31, 2015 0 comments Trails
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Best Camping Spots in Washington

In Washington, great places to camp are nearly endless. But it’s summertime, which means you’re going to want to make the most of every weekend.[Read More…]

by July 27, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
Happy Ridge Trail

Happy Ridge Trail

I recently took a 3 day backpacking trip along one of Olympic National Parks’ little hiked ridge trails. The Happy Lake Ridge Trail is one[Read More…]

by July 16, 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
Hiking Hawaii’s Puna Trail

Hiking Hawaii’s Puna Trail

The Big Island of the Hawaiian Islands has many rich and magnificent hiking trails. On the Windward, or east, side of the island is a[Read More…]

by June 30, 2015 0 comments Trails
Mailbox Peak via the Old Trail: Trip Report

Mailbox Peak via the Old Trail: Trip Report

A trip up Mailbox Peak via the Old Trail (7.3 miles roundtrip) – another hike checked off the bucket list. The views from Mailbox are phenomenal,[Read More…]

by June 24, 2015 0 comments Trails
Photo by Kodi Clary

Hike to Deep Creek Canyon

Bowl and Pitcher is one of the more well-known areas of Spokane for people who enjoy spending time outdoors, and for good reason. Unique rock[Read More…]

by June 22, 2015 0 comments Trails
Wildflowers and Waterfalls in the Columbia Gorge

Wildflowers and Waterfalls in the Columbia Gorge

I’m an impatient hiker; I don’t care for the long wait till the snow melts and flowers bloom in the high country. When the first[Read More…]

by April 30, 2015 0 comments Trails
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