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Going a bit Squirrely

This little guy was dashing about and keeping an eye on this gaggle of photographers from the Tacoma Photographic Society the other day when we went up to the Johnston Ridge Observatory looking to shoot wildflowers. 188 more words

Out And About

Hike #26: Iron Creek Falls & Campground

Hike #26: Iron Creek Falls
June 20, 2015
Distance: 500 feet. Yes, feet.
Elevation Gain: Negligible.

That’s right folks, I’m halfway there! And what better way to reach the midpoint of this goal than with a girls’ camping weekend among mountains, trees, and waterfalls. 217 more words

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Painting the volcano

I was up to Mt. St. Helens and the Johnston Ridge Observatory again a few weeks ago. This time with Victor Dallons and the Tacoma Photographic Society. 97 more words

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Tongue Mountain, Washington

Last weekend we hiked to the top of Tongue Mountain!  The hike is south of Mt. Rainier in Washington.  We’re early risers so we were on the road just a little after 4 am.   409 more words

Hike #23: Ape Caves

Hike #23: Ape Caves
June 5, 2015
Mileage: 4.3 roundtrip
Elevation Gain: ~200 ft

After Lava Canyon we had plenty of time left before heading back to Seattle, so we went to Ape Caves. 384 more words

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Hike #22: Lava Canyon

Hike #22: Lava Canyon
June 5, 2015
Mileage: 5 miles roundtrip
Elevation Gain: 1600 ft

On Friday we braved the traffic and headed south. We camped overnight at Paradise Point State Park. 533 more words

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training hikes: june's business followed by july's training

My social calendar quickly filled up for June and so every weekend is completely blocked out with birthday parties, choir concerts, and weddings. An embarrassment of riches! 275 more words

Backpacking