Category Archives: adventure

Hiking coal lake past independence lake

last Friday after work I came home, packed my bags, and refreshed the traffic report on Google Maps until the red lines went away (around 7pm). then I hit the road towards the cascades. after about 25 miles off Mountain Loop Highway there was a little dirt road descriptively named NF-4060. I drove on that for […]

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Backpacking the Olympic Coast and Lake Ozette (Days 3 and 4)

Over the long weekend Nick, Katie, Derek (Nick’s uncle), and I went backpacking along the Olympic Coast. This is part 2 of a 2-part series. See days 1 and 2 here. Day 3 ( Sunday) we woke up and contemplated our existence then started the journey I saw the tiniest star fish in existence then […]

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Backpacking the Olympic Coast and Lake Ozette (Days 1 and 2)

Over the long weekend Nick, Katie, Derek (Nick’s uncle), and I went backpacking along the Olympic Coast. This is part 1 of a 2-part series. See part 2 here. Day 1 (Friday evening) We took the ferry the sun was setting all nice and pretty there’s west seattle and mount rainier in the distance Day […]

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Salmon La Sac and Cle Elum Car Camping

a few weekends ago we decided to go car camping because andrea and jenna had never seen stars, trees, or bears. day 1 Nick picked out a good place he was pretty proud of picking out the place! look at how happy he was to have the honor we drove and drove. soon the road […]

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Snow Cave Camping at Mt Baker

back in April Nick decided that we should go snow cave camping. I wasn’t really sure what snow cave camping meant so I asked my friends and co-workers about it . Though it turned out they were equally unfamiliar, they had heard of people doing it before. So with that sort of ambiguous confidence, we […]

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