Smith Creek Butte–Going where no guidebook author has gone before!
One of the many things that I take in pride in my books-and a factor that many of you have told me that you appreciate-is the fact that I include many trails in my guides not found in any other books (and websites). Of course I include the popular trails–how could I not? But the […]
Paddling the Hanford Reach
On May 19, 2013, I along with Jordan Youngs of the Tri-Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau, and a couple of happy paddlers from Seattle set out with two guides from Columbia Kayak Adventures for an amazing kayak trip down the Columbia River at the Hanford Reach National Monument. I have hiked the White Bluffs of the Hanford Reach […]
Hikeoftheweek.com– New and Improved!
New and Improved! The long-awaited for relaunching of Hikeoftheweek.com has finally arrived! Thanks to Ashley Knecht of Mountaineers Books, Hikeoftheweek.com finally has the professional look and user-friendly features that it deserves. I started the site back in 2005 with Michael Fagin of Washington Online Weather. Two years ago I took complete control of the site but just didn’t […]