Category Archives: Hiking

Evergreen Mountain Lookout

A beautiful fall day, 5000 feet up in the Wild Sky Wilderness.  Washington’s Cascade mountains put on a wonderful show.  Here are a few photos and a video highlight reel.                 The hike … Continue reading

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Trout Lake

Just 60 short miles from my back door.  That’s where I was as I stepped into the wilderness today.  A little over an hour on the motorbike, and about 1/2 mile of hiking trail had me immersed in the Alpine … Continue reading

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Return To Bear Lake

I woke up at 5’something to see this beautiful sunrise peaking over the snowy edge of Mt. Pilchuck.  Perfect weather to take another crack at riding the Strike Force Moto up to the Bear Lake trailhead. If you have been … Continue reading

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Lower Crab Creek

Susan and I escaped the rainy, wet side of the Cascades and popped over to the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge (near Othello, WA) for an overnight camping trip.  Every year around St. Paddy’s day I try to spend a few … Continue reading

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Forest Coffee Break

I was out for a romp in the forest today with two of my favorite hiking buddies.  Travis and Booker picked me up at noon (just after Booker got out of preschool) and we hiked out into a very foggy … Continue reading

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Starting The New Yew Off Right!

When it comes to New Years Day traditions, I actually have two. 1) Make sure to start the new year off with some kind of outdoor event.  Anything like a kayak trip, hiking, snowshoe excursion, bicycle ride, or XC ski … Continue reading

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A Little Winter Time Bushcraft

She was looking right at me.  She was sure that there was something there, but the wind was blowing from her to me, and I had much better camouflage, so she just couldn’t figure out what that something was.  Eventually … Continue reading

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