Three Western Washington Wilderness Hikes you can do throughout the Winter

Heavy snowfall has finally returned to the Cascades. If you’re a seasoned hiker who has spent many a year here—you know that winter travel in the high country can be extremely demanding, difficult—and downright dangerous. Avalanches, deep snow wells, and hypothermia are all killers and should not be taken lightly. If contending with these real […]


Independence Day Themed Hikes to set you Free!

Happy Independence Day! Hiking and spending time in the outdoors is a great way to celebrate our nation’s independence. Our parks, forests and preserves are one of the best attributes of our nation (along with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness of course)! Here are eight great Independence Day themed Washington hikes for you […]


Inslee axes full funding for Blanchard– beloved Oyster Dome threatened with clear-cutting

It was nearly one year ago when I first reported to you that one of Puget Sound’s most popular hiking spots may soon succumb to clear cut logging. The Oyster Dome, the Pearl of the Chuckanut Mountains—the only place in the Cascades where the mountains meet the Salish Sea—is in very real danger of being […]