Weekend Gem-The Lewis River Trail

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In my opinion, the Lewis River is the best of all the things that make an epic river valley in the Northwest, lots of old growth trees, a diverse and powerful river and isolation. All of these things with a lower trailhead that is at 1200ft. and accessible in winter makes this the best local […]

Weekend Gem Central Olympic Coast

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Olympic Coast is one of the best unspoiled stretches of wilderness beaches left in the United States. Scenic sea stacks, hundreds of tide pools with aquatic sea life of every color in the rainbow and deep green forests conveniently located next to epic camp spots where you can soak in the sights. First, you […]

Trail Tales-Bearsville at Windy Gap

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Within the first couple of minutes of getting out of the trees near Lake James at Mt. Rainier, we saw our first bear. Matter of fact, there were a whole bunch of them on the hillside meadows looming about, but still a safe distance away. When we finally got up to the Gap proper, there […]