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Goat Creek Trail & Cathedral Falls

Today’s hike was a quick trip to an area on the north edge of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. I’ve been there a couple other times in the last year, and it’s...

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Point Defiance Park

Sunday I decided I just needed to wander a bit… but didn’t have the opportunity to go far from home. Fortunately, I didn’t need to… right in Tacoma is Point Defiance Park. It’s a nice park that juts out in...

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Carbon River Rd to Green Lake

Saturday we did a trail that I’ve done a portion of… and only did a portion of what I did before. Last year I trekked the Carbon River Road to Ipsut Creek Campground. That’s about a 10 or so mile...

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Goat Creek Trail & Cathedral Falls

November 11, 2017 – Goat Creek and Cathedral Falls is one I’ve been to a couple times now, and there are some more trails near here I still want to check out. Today a group of us did about 7miles...

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Well that tears it…

I’ve mentioned in a video or three that I’ve posted lately, that it gets a bit rainy around here this time of year. Just a touch. Average, annual precipitation in the Olympic or Cascade mountain areas, ranges from about 60-180 inches. It’s...

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Rock Candy Trail – Capitol State Forest

Capitol State Forest is a working forest and outdoor recreational area just outside Olympia… and someplace I have been many times because it has a lot of different trails and because it is so close and easy to get to....

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Are you doing your laundry wrong?

I thought this was kind of entertaining… and it’s not really anything that I have not heard before. But it came up at an opportune time for me because I just ordered a new batch of Soap Nuts. Soap nuts...

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Franklin Falls

Franklin Falls is a very popular destination in the Snoqualmie Pass area. It’s smack-dab in the middle of I-90 in fact, in an area created by a split between the east and west bound lanes. In the summer, it’s a short...

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Urban Hike: Downtown Denver

I’m not really sure what the difference is between hiking and walking…? How do you define it? Is it terrain? distance? or maybe just attitude? Whatever, I found myself with a few free hours while in Downtown Denver after we...

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Middle Fork Snoqualmie River

In the Pacific Northwest, if you let the rain keep you from getting outside, you’ll spend way too much time inside and miss some great adventures. This was one of those adventures. It was a trek along the Middle Fork...