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Snow Camping 101

Look, winter is a rough time of the year for many of us adventurers. Even with the new addition of resort skiing to our repertoire we still find ourselves languishing without frequent bouts of tent time. 2,431 more words

Adventure Planning

Melmont Ghost Town

Melmont was a coal mining town established in 1900 near Mount Rainier.  It flourished for a short period of time and disappeared completely in the 1920s.  376 more words


14th Jan 2018

I think I’ve forgotten what sleep is.  Up at 1:30am this morning ready to get the free shuttle from the Regency Fairbanks Hotel… 700 more words


Another Rainier Post (no point hiding my obsession)

Since I moved to Seattle three years ago I have raved about the mountains that surround my city to each and everyone of my family members, but it wasn’t until this past September that I was actually able show them off. 100 more words

Solo Hiking Trips

This past year I started going on more hikes by myself. It started out as a necessity, friends aren’t always available when the weather is nice, but I have come to really love my time alone out in nature (my parents hate it :)) .  41 more words

morning mountain

This is taken driving back from the airport after traveling back from Maryland. From the passenger seat….

Volcanoes grow. For the Weekly Photo Challenge: growth.


Twelve months of 2017-July

July was a relatively stress free month. Richard was retired by then and there were no health or administrative crises for grandma.

I spent some time experimenting with photography. 179 more words

Snapshots From A Happy Life