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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
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
Tempting the Throne Room Book Review

Tempting the Throne Room Book Review

At times witty and humorous through the storytelling, John Quillen’s Tempting the Throne Room also illustrates the tragedy that the great mountains of the world[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Community, Fireside
Alpine Touring in Aspen

Alpine Touring in Aspen

Alpine touring, or randonee, is one of the more recent and most cherished additions into my outdoor life. Since I began skiing at the age[Read More…]

by April 6, 2014 0 comments Community
Hiking Table Mountain – Mt Baker

Hiking Table Mountain – Mt Baker

If your idea of a summit is sharp and pointy Table Mountain is neither; rather, it is more akin to a mesa or broad plateau with several easily accessible highpoints with views in all directions.

by September 27, 2012 0 comments Trails
Making of World’s Most Detailed Photograph of Mont Blanc

Making of World’s Most Detailed Photograph of Mont Blanc

My intention is to show, how cutting edge science, which is normally believed to be a domain of a very specific group of people, can greatly benefit the art. It is not a matter of belief, but a fact we are surrounded by software and hardware solutions, coming from completely different background.

by May 31, 2012 0 comments Community, Fireside
Snowshoeing Coldwater Lake Loop – Mt St Helens

Snowshoeing Coldwater Lake Loop – Mt St Helens

Winter’s harshness has ended, by calendar only. Keep your fingers crossed. If your like me, your screaming for spring, and especially summer!! Winter still has it’s[Read More…]

by April 10, 2012 0 comments Trail of the Week, Trails
Bear Lake Trailhead

Bear Lake Trailhead

Hidden within the rugged folds of Rocky Mountain National Park, Bear Lake Trailhead offers a wealth of stunning alpine lakes. While the trail is often overrun by travelers and tourists in the summer months, hikers can enjoy a peaceful respite from the crowds by visiting the area in the winter months.

by March 2, 2012 0 comments Trail of the Week

Lake Constance, Olympic National Park

Lake Constance is deep and provides life to many brook trout. I made the mistake of not packing my fishing rod, but next time there will be a fish fry for dinner. The avalanche canyon starts just behind the lake. Hiking up the canyon brings amazing views of Mt Constance’s and Lower Constance’s crags.

by February 8, 2012 0 comments Trail of the Week, Trails
Deer Mountain

Deer Mountain

The last .2 miles test hikers with one last climb before leading out to the mountain’s barren summit. From this spectacular perch, enjoy sweeping views of the town of Estes Park and the peaks of Rocky Mountain National Park.

by January 5, 2012 0 comments Trail of the Week