Goldmyer Hot Springs

Some friends and I took a random Thursday off to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and soaked ourselves in a hot bath deep in the woods of Washington State.

Mt Pugh

Summiting one of the more difficult day hikes in North Cascades, we were rewarded at Mt Pugh’s peak with 360 view of all the major mountains in the PNW: Mt Baker, Shuksan, White Chuck, North Cascades, Glacier, Sloan Peak, and Rainier.

Alta Mountain

Wow!! It has been a while since we’ve discovered a hike that wowed us like this, especially in the Snoqualmie region….

Navaho Peak

Tricia and I had suffered a hiking hiatus this summer. But the fall is here!We simply can’t let ourselves sit indoors knowing that the sun is gentle, the mountains are changing…

Ancient Lakes

Happy Mother’s Day, everyone! Tricia and I found an interesting hike in eastern Washington this week…

Mt. Baker: a Quiet Volcanic Beast to the North

When I decided to move to Seattle seven years ago, many friends talked admiringly about the beautiful geography around here: Puget Sound and Olympic National Park to the west, Lake Washington and North Cascades to the east, Mt. Rainier to the south, Vancouver to the north. But where is Mt Baker?

Hidden Lake: Black Water in a White Granite Pool

Imagine a pool of black water on the peak of a white granite mountain. This beautiful place is in the heart of Washington State on the edge of North Cascades. Follow us on this amazing hike.