Tagged: day hike


Deception Creek

Video from my most recent day hike to Deception Creek along Hwy 2/Steven’s Pass area.

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Harry’s Ridge Hike

On top of having three national parks in the state of Washington, we’ve also got wonderful places such as Mt. St Helen’s National Volcanic Monument to explore. And that’s where we headed today. I can’t think of a better way...

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Rock Candy Trail Revisited

A quick trip to Capitol State Forest to revisit the Rock Candy Trail turned into a bit more of an adventure than I first planned on. And the extra challenge may have been just what I needed this particular day.

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Denver or Bust Road Trip – Day 4

It was an early morning back in Arches National Park. We were hoping to beat the crowds, beat the heat and get some nice sun rise views… we sort of accomplished all three. The sun was still below the horizon,...


Mowich Lake to Spray Falls and Eunice Lake

Sometimes it’s the journey, sometimes it’s the destination. And sometimes it’s not the destination you were shooting for. We started out with plans to start at Mowich Lake and head up to Tolmie Lookout (I talk briefly about my first...


Upper Big Quilcene to Marmot Pass

Today was a workout… We started at the Upper Big Quilcene trailhead and hiked just a bit shy of 6 miles up to Marmot Pass, gaining a little over 500 feet of elevation every mile. It’s not the steepest trek...


Goldmyer Hot Springs

A small group of us had been planning this for a couple months, and lucked out weather wise. We did about a 4 mile trek along an old forest road that follows the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River to an area...


Sherman Creek & Lost Valley Trail

We hit a local favorite today, Capitol State Forest. We needed something nearby because of evening plans, so it’s great having this area with it’s variety of trails so close to home. We did a loop that took us along...


Guillemot Cove & Stump House

This was a short hike, we looped around some trails at Guillemot Cove Nature Reserve, which includes the “Stump House”, a bit of a “house” carved out of an old cedar trunk. It’s rumored the Stump House was once used...