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Mt. St. Fuji? It's EAsy to Get Them Mixed Up

For as long as I can remember, I have had a fixation on Mt. St. Fuji…

I know. It is actually 2 different mountains. But, as  a kid growing up in Portland in the shadow of Mt. 747 more words

The Simpsons Tapped Out

Harry's Ridge, Mt St Helen's, Oregon

Harry’s Ridge is an 8.7 mile loop hike that gains 1,857 feet of elevation gain.
Unlike any other hike I have ever been on, the landscape was what I imagined hiking on the moon to be like. 27 more words


Mt. St. Helens Washington

Before and after the eruption. I thought I would add this just so you could see what it was like before.

Known for blowing her top in a big way in May of 1980 left the area devastated and destroyed. 119 more words


Into the Crater of Mt. St. Helens

Vancouver! Vancouver! This is it!*
A few years ago I participated in a summer research program for science teachers, and one of the perks was a generous stipend that I got to spend on “educational enhancement”. 752 more words

Rod Benson

How to get Mt. St Helens Permits

You’ve decided to hike Mt. St. Helens. You’ve been hiking, planning and dreaming of standing atop the summit of this majestic volcano. However, to climb during the prime season from May-October, you need permits. 350 more words


What We Carry - The Best Laid Plans:

*I should note here that this hike was in September. Life has been challenging us a bit more than usual lately.  I’ll be sharing some of those challenges online with you – hopefully sooner than I was able to get to this post. 1,442 more words