Tag Archives: Cascade Mountains

Walking in a Winter Wonderland (with snowshoes)

  One of the beautiful things about being in Seattle during the winter is realizing that you are surrounded by snow-capped mountains in every direction and that a winter wonderland is yours to be had for as little as a … Continue reading

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Hiking in Heaven – The Enchantment Lakes

Let me tell you about a place so awe inspiring and dramatic you could be convinced that you’ve stepped out of this world and into the Promised Land. It was a hot summer day when I made my way from the … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier – One year later and she’s still there

It was not quite a year ago that I conquered a major personal goal and stood on the summit of Mount Rainier.  Just recently, I returned back to take an ever more leisurely trip to enjoy the mountain in an … Continue reading

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Seattleite Seeking Snow

Last Friday, the first snowflakes of the season fell in Seattle. It was March 22 – two days into spring. Our “snowstorm” lasted about ten minutes. Obviously, nothing stuck.

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Tube Time!

by Kimberly Ellertson No, not the television – downhill inner tubing that is! When it’s winter in Washington, sometimes we find ourselves asking, “Where’s the snow?” It doesn’t often make an appearance in the city, but snow abounds on the … Continue reading

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