Granite Creek loop

It's been awhile since I've written any trip reports, and that's primarily because the broken ankle was preventing me from taking many trips... but yesterday, I was able to get out for a 6.5 mile wog (walk/jog) along Granite Creek, in the newly "remodeled" Middle Fork Snoqualmie Natural Resources Conservation Area, and I figured it …

Season Ender

I've been putting off writing this post, which I suppose isn't surprising. No one really wants to write about the trip where they broke their ankle. But I took some pretty pictures that day, and the story is probably slightly more interesting than my usual trip reports, so here we go. I started my day …

Mount David

The first time I ever heard of Mt David was approx 5 years ago, when Tom and Rowan and I were in the area for a family hike. Our original destination was Indian Creek, but for some reason I can no longer remember, we ended up taking the Mt David trail instead (Indian Creek and …

Mother Mountain/Northern Loop – Mount Rainier National Park

Earlier this week I did a figure-eight of the Mother Mountain and the Northern Loops in Mount Rainier National Park, as part of the UP Wilderness Challenge. Route and trail conditions below, with some notes about the experience in the photo captions. Strava link here.  Trail conditions: Mowich Lake to Spray Park - The trail …