Winter hiking is fun!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I admit that winter hiking seems harsh and cold, but there is a bright side to the season too. Quiet and peaceful come to mind, along with a deeper silence that seems to lead to more random animal encounters. This winter so far is proving to be an exception, but usually the Gorge or lower […]

One Day Wilderness: Mt. St Helen’s Rim

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Climbing to the rim of Loowit is one of the most rewarding and startling experiences that a northwestern outdoor enthusiast can do, it is a rite of passage. Amazing views south to the Sisters and east to Mt. Adams on the climb up lava fields covered in snow. While on the Rim, you are captivated […]