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.

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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Meet My New Neighbors

Hope you liked the video.  Don’t miss a chance to get our and enjoy nature. Kat

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Buzzy’s Cedar Box

After nearly 50 years of service, my brother Buzzy is finally retiring from the Seattle Police Department.  For any of my pals in law enforcement, this is the place where your jaw drops and you say, “holy smokes”.  (Or something … Continue reading

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