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Yale Reservoir sunset

Sunset over Yale Reservoir from Cougar Campground in southwest Washington. My forthcoming book Day Hiking Mount St. Helens will feature a great new hike from this campground to nearby Beaver Bay Campground.


The Other Side of the Mountain

Highway 503 is a secondary¬†approach to Mt. St. Helens, leaving the Interstate and heading south of the mountain and around the other side, so that one can view it from the East, rather than the north, as shown in… 1,613 more words


These Photos Work

I must have been in the camera groove when I went to Mt. St. Helens. I am merely trying to sort and organize my photos to upload them to flickr, but I keep impressing myself. 297 more words


Mt. St. Helens Today

Gary, this one’s for you.

When I was 10 years old, Mt. St. Helens erupted. Down south, in Steamboat, Oregon, fine powder fell for a couple days, noticeable only to those looking for it. 1,028 more words


Running next to the Cascade Volcanoes

Back in the Pacific Northwest, we have been taking advantage of the lingering summer with some beautiful 8+ mile trail runs near some of the big volcanoes. 140 more words


North Carolina

This was my view out the window when I left Portland last Saturday: Mt. Rainier (far left), Mt. St. Helens, and Mt. Adams as the sun rises over the Columbia River. 790 more words


One week after high school graduation I left home for Kings Canyon National Park. High school was nothing short of hell for me. Bored, bullied, and lost–I only graduated because back then they didn’t have standardized testing or mandatory requirements that had to be met. 565 more words