August 2, 2018
I’m just back from a three night camping trip at Mount Rainier with my husband and another couple. This is our third National Park trip together. : ) We camped at Ohanapecosh and did a short day hike near our campground to see the Grove of Patriachs with old-growth trees and a super cool suspension […]
July 22, 2018
Three night backpacking trip to Killen Creek on Mount Adams
June 28, 2018
Washington’s Olympic Coast is a wild coast – with extremely limited access to vast sections of it. About 70 miles of this incredibly scenic coastline is part of the Olympic National Park and accessible to hardy backpackers willing to time their trek at low tide to round headlands, or to use ropes to reach to overland trails.
June 23, 2018
Beginning at Wahtum Lake, we hiked to the narrow open ridge and summit of Tomlike Mountain.
June 1, 2018
Siouxon Creek is my favorite low elevation rainforest for backpacking. With waterfalls, a beautiful creek, and many shades of green everywhere you look, it’s hard to beat.
May 26, 2018
This is a great conditioning hike, with a lot of elevation gain that isn’t too difficult.
May 17, 2018
Four day camping + hiking trip in northern California’s Redwoods National Park
May 12, 2018
Hardy Ridge is located in Beacon Rock State Park in Southwest Washington. We started at the equestrian trailhead and did the loop counter-clockwise.
May 4, 2018
Two night backpacking trip in Badger Creek Wilderness: We started at the Badger Creek trailhead and hiked in about 3.7 miles to set up camp.
April 20, 2018
For the second year in a row, I headed to Smith Rock State Park with friends to camp and get out of the spring rain.