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Ghost trail: Iron Goat

It’s a cold and silent memorial to the United States’ worst rail disaster. Hair is standing up on my neck. It’s more creepy than I had imagined. 1,004 more words

Common Blanket Flower (Gaillardia aristata)

While this plant is widespread and native to much of the western U.S., we still find ourselves taken with the rustic beauty of the flowers 145 more words


Mason Lake

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Tough hike today. Clearly time for new boots. Vivobarefoot here I come!


Op-ed: Not getting sick on Rainier

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from new climbers eyeing Mount Rainier is about altitude sickness.  Altitude sickness is one of those things that looms over most new climbers before their first big climbs.  1,044 more words


2018/5/8 - Burnt Mountain / 焚毀山

Photos from this trip can be found here.

We hadn’t set foot in the area since climbing Bearhead Mountain three years ago. The year before that I went up  421 more words


Les Gorges du Gouleyrous, Tautavel

Whilst the French school system does not have a half term between Easter and Summer, this is more than made up by the number of public holidays dotted through May and June. 508 more words

Our French Adventure

2018/5/6 - Lookout Mountain 2677 / 瞭望山2677

Photos from this trip can be found here.

NOTE: Lookout Mountain northeast of Oyster Dome.

Mostly, if not all, road walk to the top. 506 more words