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Annette Lake Hike

lakI have a list of hikes I’d like to do, and when the opportunity to hike Annette Lake came up, I jumped at it.

We started out around 7:45, there was still room in the parking lot on a Saturday, but not a ton! 236 more words


6/24/17 - Record Breaking Heatwave

Day 62
Miles: 1,389.59 to 1,408.80

Total miles hiked: 824.95
Our makeshift campsite under a juniper tree was very comfortable and if it wasn’t for the thread of another very hot day, we would have slept in. 508 more words


Mountain Musings

As I write this I am sitting in the L’ourika valley, at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, in central Morocco.

I feel I should be writing something amazingly inspirational regarding my current situation and explaining the seclusion, the peace and quiet of the sanctuary which now surrounds me, since leaving the hustle and bustle of the city of Marrakech far behind. 763 more words


Mckenzie Pass sketching adventure: knowing when to keep going, and when to stop

Last weekend I had the opportunity to bicycle over Mckenzie Pass, while it was only open for bicycles. I also took the opportunity to watercolor. 1,520 more words


A Few Days in the North Cascades

“Here are bits of eternity, which have a preciousness beyond all accounting.”
Harvey Broome
Co-founder, The Wilderness Society

June in the North Cascades, Washington. Why not? 694 more words

3 Peaks

3 mountains are out!

Rainier, Adams and Hood in a single frame. Aw, snap! If I’d had a wider lens, I coulda (woulda, shoulda) caught St. Helens in the frame.


Infrared: Gathering Clouds Over the Cascades

After a few successful days Kokanee fishing we’d normally break camp and head for home with thunderstorms in the forecast, but this time we stayed to watch the gathering clouds. 166 more words