Not a bad couple of hours
03 May 13

Putrid Pete’s Peak

Named after an avid hiker who loved and maintained this area, PPP will have your thighs wondering how he managed such dedication. To make the summit, bring sharp navigational skills [&hellip

A man and his dog atop Mt Dickerman
06 Sep 12

Mt Dickerman 8/24/11

Mt Dickerman There really aren’t any words to describe the views at the summit of Mt Dickerman, but you’ll earn every mesmerizing moment of them. This hike rises 3900 feet [&hellip

06 Sep 12

Florence Peak-4/22/11

It was a sunny Friday and I didn’t have to work so I felt compelled to accommodate the weather by summiting a peak I had not done. Florence fit the [&hellip

10 Sep 11

Snow Lake-Gem Lake-Wright Mountain-Sep 9, 2011

The Snow Lake trail is arguably the most popular destination for city slickers with a penchant for nature.  It was 2 o’clock, and I hadn’t left Seattle yet, but wanted [&hellip

Shilshole Marina near sunset
06 Dec 10

Shilshole Stroll

One of the greatest joys of living here often occurs during the rainiest periods (typically Nov and Dec). Just when you think the day is completely lost in a sea [&hellip

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08 Nov 10

Umtanum Canyon-Nov 7, 2010

You cannot drive down Canyon Road on a glorious day and not stop off at the suspension bridge.  We weren’t pressed for time, so we thought we’d see how well [&hellip