Author Archives: Jeff Katzer

About Jeff Katzer

Welcome friends. I'm a cyclist, hiker, motorbike rider, kayaker, photographer, videographer, ukulele player, snowshoer, XC skier, and BEST of all - a grandpa. Somewhere in that list above you'll find the theme of the Adventure Journal.

Trail Cam Photos

We have had quite a lot of action on our Mowich Camp trail cam these past few months. My children got this cool little stealth camera for me a couple of Father’s Days ago.  Remarkably, its still running on the … Continue reading

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Crescent Bay Campout

Well we just returned from a pretty great coastal camping trip to Crescent Bay, on the Washington side of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  The weather was actually pretty decent, with sun everyday, but the NW winds were another … Continue reading

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Rebuilding The Bathhouse

We’ve been busy little campers this spring and I thought it was high time for an update from Mowich Camp.  Our all consuming project this year has been to rebuild our barely serviceable bathhouse and take it from a wasp … Continue reading

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Winter At Mowich Camp

Things have been a little quiet on the Adventure Journal lately, but certainly not because we’ve been sitting on the couch all winter.  I thought I would post a few photos to give you an update on all the snowy … Continue reading

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The Snow Sledge

Here is our latest project.  It is a sledge for hauling gear to the camp in the snow. And is you have a few minutes to spare and want to “geek out” on the build video, here you go. Until … Continue reading

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New Years at Mowich Camp

What better way to welcome in the new year than to spend it with family and friends in our own little winter wonderland. We escaped to the mountains for a few days of snowshoeing, XC skiing, sledding, campfires, ukuleles, and … Continue reading

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Smithbrook Sled Shred

We headed back to a very familiar winter playground for our family.  Smithbrook Road in the central Washington Cascade mountains.  Here are a bunch of photos we wanted to share: Note:  The little smile 🙂 Left to right – Travis, … Continue reading

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