Category Archives: Hiking

Naches Peak Loop, August 18, 2017

On the way to Idaho for the eclipse, we camped near Rainier National Park, and hiked the Naches Peak Loop trail.  It was a nice and easy hike with wild flowers and a magnificent view of Mt. Rainier.  We did … Continue reading

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Sooty Grouse & Northern Flicker on Icicle Ridge Trail

We went camping/hiking at Leavenworth, Washington Area on May 1-3.  On May 2,  we hiked the Icicle Ridge trail.  It was a steep trail, but I enjoyed the view and the crisp air.   Midway into the hike, we heard deep sounds … Continue reading

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Winter Roadtrip 2016-3: Mohave National Preserve

After Joshua Tree, we headed northeast to the area bordering Arizona, Nevada, and California to avoid driving through LA traffic and its smog, and camped at Mohave National Preserve before making our way home to Washington. We first went to … Continue reading

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Winter Roadtrip 2016-2: Joshua Tree National Park-Cottonwood Area

I loved the Cottonwood campground.  There was hardly anyone there, and we were able to find a campsite where you can see the Sunset, and stars from our windows at night.  It was sunny and warmer, and there were quite … Continue reading

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North Cascade–Maple Pass Loop, Thunder Creek Trail

On a clear day, we can see snow covered peaks of Cascade Mountains from a nearby park, and I’ve been wanted to get a closer look of those  peaks.   So we made a short trip to North Cascade National Park in … Continue reading

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Hall of Moss and Hoh river trail, May 3, 2016

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Sequoia National Park 9/16-9/19/2015

On 9/17 We walked almost 12 miles on the High Sierra Trail s from Crescent Meadow almost to Mehrten creek and back.  We had to turn back around 2:00 p.m. to catch the shuttle to our camp site at Lodgepole. Perhaps, due … Continue reading

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