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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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Sweat, Mud and Fear: When the Weather Turns in the Mountains

Even experienced hikers make stupid decisions sometimes. Recently, my husband and I ignored the weather forecast that called for thunder and rain later in the day and instead headed out on that dry morning to the trailhead of Mailbox Peak, … Continue reading

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Si or Sigh – Hiking Mount Si without the crowds

Looking for a little solitude on one of the many hiking trails that surround Seattle? The Mount Si Trail is the most popular hike in the state, and for good reason. Mt. Si boasts some fantastic features like an elevation … Continue reading

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Winter Hiking in the Issaquah Alps

By Kristin Kruger One of the things I love most about living in Western Washington is that there’s never any need to store your hiking boots away for the winter. Sure, the early sunsets make it difficult to sleep in … Continue reading

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