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training hikes: snowgrass trailhead to white pass on the pct

The boys are back in town! On Friday, I drove up from Tacoma to White Pass to find my cousin, Jason, and friend, Eric, waiting in the Pacific Crest Trail parking lot. 1,232 more words

Backpacking

And the Camera Stayed in the Car

Last weekend, Tanya, Nahla and I went car camping  for three days. As I normally do when we go on a trip, I dutifully packed up the camera gear. 364 more words

Photography

Lift Profile: Couloir Express at White Pass, WA

Located on the edge of Mt. Rainier National Park in the Washington Cascades, White Pass Ski Area has been operating continuously since 1956.  Until 2010, the entire ski area could be accessed from a single lift with a 1,500 foot vertical rise.   337 more words

Lift Profile

North of 60 A Bit of Yukon History

A Bit of Yukon History

I thought that a little bit about the history of Whitehorse and the Yukon would help put some context to our trip “North of 60″. 1,721 more words

Chilkoot and White Pass Trails

The Chilkoot Pass at the Linderman Lake end, looked easy enough but from Skagway it involved a steep climb. Fine if you had nothing to carry, but prospectors lugged all their heavy supplies. 66 more words

Canada

By train from Carcross to Lindeman Lake

After lingering in Carcross, we finally boarded the train and were off, passing kilometre upon kilometre of Bennett Lake. When we reached the end of Lindeman Lake, the train stopped because this was where gold miners built their canoes then paddled upstream heading for Dawson City, in the direction I had come from. 127 more words

Canada - British Columbia

Well, here he is...

the first bear of the season.

The bears are just coming out of hibernation. No wonder, there is still a lot of snow in the mountains. 43 more words

Alaska