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Ecuador: “It may not be a success, but always an adventure.”

Ecuador: “It may not be a success, but always an adventure.”

We stood at the memorial at the base of Chimborazo Mountain in the Ecuadorian Andes. The wind whipped across the land and snow grains pelted[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Community
New Cairn App — Trip Safety and Cell Coverage

New Cairn App — Trip Safety and Cell Coverage

We all know that you should tell someone where you’re going and when you plan to return. It improves your chances of being found quickly[Read More…]

by January 20, 2016 0 comments Community, Gear
Vaude Asymmetric Pack Review

Vaude Asymmetric Pack Review

The Vaude Asymmetric 42+8L Mens is touted as a great pack for “…hut to hut adventures, technical touring pack for multi-day alpine hiking and journeying.”[Read More…]

by January 15, 2016 0 comments Gear
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
Meander Meadow Trip Report

Meander Meadow Trip Report

The hike up to Meander Meadow offers incredible mountain views, beautiful fields of wildflowers and lots of wildlife, making it worth the total lack of[Read More…]

by August 5, 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
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
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 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