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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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Umtanum VanSlam

Ok, first of all, is it Umptanum or Umtanum?  Well both spellings seem to be used interchangeably.  So you can decide which one you like and go with it. With the Dudes out of school for spring break and the … Continue reading

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Mt. Pilchuck

The first rays of light in the morning revealed a thick blanket of fog covering the entire valley.  Even though I couldn’t see it, I knew Mt. Pilchuck was still sitting on the edge of the Cascade mountains, right where … Continue reading

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WABDR Round II

About this time last year, my buddy Dan and I were riding the Washington Backcountry Discovery Route from south to north. After one day of sunny weather (riding the I-5 slab down to Stevenson, WA) it rained everyday… It rained … Continue reading

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Deadwater Slough

The launch, if you could call it that, was so muddy that I had to poodle-scooch down the bow of the kayak to keep from squishing into the knee deep mud. And that is how my kayaking trip on Deadwater … Continue reading

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Restoring Our 40 Year Old Canoe

  Way back in about 1975 or so I bought this wonderful little canoe.  It was a 15′-3″ fiberglass boat called a Frontiersman.  They were made in New Westminster BC at the time. After many years of faithful service and … Continue reading

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