September 18, 2017
This is a day hike to Burnt Lake, continuing partway up East Zigzag Mountain.
August 23, 2017
Three night backpacking trip in the Cascade Pass, Sahale Arm, Pelton Basin and Basin Creek areas
August 9, 2017
Three night backpacking trip in the Snowgrass Flats/Lily Basin area in Goat Rocks Wilderness
July 31, 2017
Three night backpacking trip to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness in Washington’s Cascades
July 14, 2017
This is my sixth time backpacking at Siouxon Creek. Obviously, it’s one of my favorite places. See my previous trip reports for more info.
July 2, 2017
This is a great year for wildflowers on Silver Star Mountain! We took the Grouse Vista trailhead from the south side of Silver Star. The trail is steep, with large gravel and rocks for most of the way.
June 22, 2017
Three night backpacking trip at Shi Shi Beach, located on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula
June 11, 2017
Herman Creek is less visited than most areas on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. With several trail options, it’s a great place for a cloudy day.
June 1, 2017
For my first visit to Yosemite National Park, we stayed in the tent cabins at Half Dome Village and explored a bit.
May 31, 2017
A quick trip to northern California’s Redwoods National Park.