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.

The Philippines – A Photo Album

My buddy Francis and I took a trip to the Philippines in 2013. This thousand island country was stunning. Since I took the trip a few years back, I am not writing the narrative. I hope you enjoy the photos I post.

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…

Hiking Cordillera Huayhuash Part 2.5: Day 8

I woke up around 7am. It was eerily quiet outside. I remembered that we found an isolated spot to set up camp the previous day and I realized that I had slept almost 16 hours since. I sat up in my sleeping bag to test out my body and it felt surprisingly good. The loperamide I took before bed had worked.

Hiking Cordillera Huayhuash Part 2.4: Day 6 and 7

This day was different from all other days on this trek. Instead of climbing after breaking camp, we started this day by going downhill. We trekked almost 9 miles and lost 3,500 feet in altitude from Cuyoc camp to a small village called Huayllapa.

Hiking Huayhuash- Part 2.2: day 2 and 3

I woke up to sunlight shining on our tent. I patted around my pillow for my cell phone to check the time. It was 7 am. I could hear people moving around the campsite: tent zipping and unzipping, sleeping bag rustling…

Hiking Huayhuash- Part 2.1: day 0 and 1

We arrived to Huaraz on an overnight bus yesterday morning. Unfortunately, my backpack with our trekking gear was still in Mexico City. It was lost during our layover…