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Mountain Mama & the Electronic Detox

“The mountains are calling and I must go. – John Muir”

Once a year, we head out to someplace remote for a week and we hike. 769 more words

Healthy Self

Royal Basin

July 2016

We decided to spend our Fourth of July weekend hiking and backpacking the Royal Basin. This was the best 4th we’ve ever had (even without the fireworks). 1,433 more words

Olympic National Park and Sequim Lavender Festival

Olympic National Park. Almost a million acres of preserved wilderness, old-growth temperate rain forests, glacier capped mountains and glacier carved lakes, wild rivers, the longest undeveloped coast in the contiguous United States.  447 more words

Trails And Travels

Big Creek Loop

May 2016

Big Creek Loop trail circles the Big Creek Drainage with Mt Ellinor shadowing and plenty of shade to keep you cool. This trail was constructed entirely by volunteers using old roads. 329 more words

To the Olympics

I ordered my Tom Bihn Aeronaut 45 in December 2014 to use as my main travel bag but it had been sitting idle for a year and a half. 704 more words


A Grand Time

Over the July 4th weekend, I got to find some deep wild in Olympic National Park. I am not sure of how many major American cities have proximity to wilderness like this. 104 more words