Category Archives: Hikes

Gina’s Granola Phase

Assault On Mount Baker While Gina was in college she developed an interest in the wilderness and decided that she liked to hike. I don’t remember just how it happened but we decided to climb Mt Baker. At 10,781 feet, … Continue reading

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Men Will Be Boys

Wilderness Adventures When Nate was 15 his scout troop was planning their summer adventure and had decided to do a canoe trip on Ross Lake. I was one of the leaders and planned to go with them. As we planned … Continue reading

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Be Careful To What You Get Attached

When people go to the beach they rarely leave without some “treasure” they have discovered while combing the beach. If they are lucky it is a small shell or a small rock that is especially pretty, but not always. On … Continue reading

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Are There Bears In The Woods?

Last summer Chris and I went for a hike with Lara and Peggy’s families. It was a short  2 mile hike through the woods to a beach on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. As we were walking home, I … Continue reading

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