Post Tagged with: "Hiking"

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
The balloon bomb payload included a 33-lb anti-personnel bomb and incendiary devices (Photo from theprovince.com)

What You Don’t Want to Find on Your Next Hike: A Japanese Balloon Bomb

Part of the fun of hiking is finding pieces of history long forgotten by time and hidden by the Northwest’s quickly advancing foliage. Usually these[Read More…]

by January 28, 2015 0 comments Community
Photo by Ted & Dani Percival Flickr.com

Salt Lake City’s Shoreline Trail

With the Wasatch Mountains looming just to the east of Salt Lake City, the hiking, biking and backpacking options are endless. For those who don’t have[Read More…]

by October 29, 2014 0 comments Trails
Heliotrope Ridge

Heliotrope Ridge

When I was growing up, my parents would regale me with stories of their adventures in Alaska— particularly their accounts of glaciers, which they visited[Read More…]

by September 15, 2014 0 comments Trails
Hike to Harry’s Ridge

Hike to Harry’s Ridge

Is it the Alaskan tundra? The high moors of Scotland? No, it’s the desolate high country of Mt. St. Helens— seemingly barren from a distance, yet teeming[Read More…]

by August 14, 2014 0 comments Trails
Top 10 List Of 10 Essentials Lists

Top 10 List Of 10 Essentials Lists

Top 10 list of the 10 essentials lists   REI 10 Essentials http://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/ten-essentials.html 1 Navigation (map and compass) 2 Sun protection (sunglasses and sunscreen) 3[Read More…]

by July 23, 2014 0 comments Community
Tami Asars signs her latest book for fans at the Seattle Mountaineers.

Seattle Mountaineers BeWild Series: Tami Asars

North Bend-based writer and photographer Tami Asars presented pictures and inspirational stories about working on her latest guidebook Friday at the Seattle Mountaineers. The presentation[Read More…]

by July 16, 2014 0 comments Community
Hiking in Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

Hiking in Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

Mist rolls through the spreading limbs of the tall, silver Sitka Spruce trees that flank the verdant shores of a small creek, its tumbling waters[Read More…]

by July 7, 2014 0 comments Trails
Tips for Hiking in the Rain

Tips for Hiking in the Rain

Anyone who’s ever hiked on the west side of Washington State knows there are no guarantees on sunny weather. While I have recently moved back[Read More…]

by July 1, 2014 0 comments Community
La Sportiva Thunder III Hiking Boots Review

La Sportiva Thunder III Hiking Boots Review

For the past several months I’ve put a pair of La Sportiva Thunder III GTX hiking boots to the test on unseasonably snowy and wet[Read More…]

by June 10, 2014 0 comments Gear