Washington Trails

 

Rialto Beach : Strolling Rialto Beach to the Hole-in-the-Wall : 12/11

At this time of the year, with summer long gone and autumn a fading memory...

 

Swimming with Bears : A nine-day trip to Image Lake in the Glacier Peak Wilderness : 7/07

We watch quietly, holding our collective breath as the bear approaches the shore of Image Lake, ambling in a most determined fashion down the slope...

 

Land of Enchantments : A sojourn in search of mountains and myth in the Enchantments : 7/08

One hears a lot of talk regarding “must see” mountain destinations...

 

Deep in the Canyons : Utah's Paria Canyon offers a trek into some of the world's most amazing slot canyons : 1/09

Springtime can be a frustrating time for backpackers in the Pacific Northwest...

 

Exploring Winter's Palette : A walk amounts the sea of peaks : 09/10

Here in the ragged Northwest, we are both blessed and cursed...

 

Sahale Arm : A nine-day trip to Image Lake in the Glacier Peak Wilderness : 7/07

Sahale Arm draws me like a beacon...

 

Plan B: Shi-Shi Beach : 11/10

You can pick a route. You can get the maps and pack your gear. But, you can’t tell Mother Nature how to behave...

 

Days and Nights by the Sea : Meditations  on Toleak Point : 5/11

Ah, springtime in the Northwest!...