hikes

Topic: backpacking

July 1, 2019

Siouxon Creek backpack, times two

I took my husband on his first ever backpacking trip at Siouxon Creek.

May 30, 2019

Enchanted Valley… almost

The Enchanted Valley is located in the Quinault rainforest on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. This was a three night backpacking trip, with plans to camp near Pony Bridge and Pyrites Creek.

May 2, 2019

Siouxon Creek backpack

My first backpack of the year at Siouxon Creek… if you follow my posts every year, you’ll notice that this is one of my favorite places to go in the spring.

October 13, 2018

Mount Hood – Burnt Lake backpack

A friend and I wanted to get in one last backpacking trip before the season ended, so we decided to spend two nights at Burnt Lake, located on the west side of Mount Hood.

September 28, 2018

Indian Heaven: Deep Lake backpack

Two night backpack trip in Indian Heaven Wilderness, with day hikes to Lemei Rock and the Lakes Basin

August 29, 2018

Wallowa Mountains backpack

Five day backpack trip in the Wallowa Mountains / Eagle Cap Wilderness, with hikes to Glacier Lake and around the Lakes Basin

July 22, 2018

Mount Adams / Killen Creek backpack

Three night backpacking trip to Killen Creek on Mount Adams

June 28, 2018

Rialto Beach to Chilean Memorial backpack

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 1, 2018

Siouxon Creek backpack

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 4, 2018

Badger Creek backpack

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.