Kendall Katwalk trail. This is an accessible, beautiful stretch on the PCT.
I fell asleep last night thinking about my first sunrise hike up Rattlesnake in months. I didn’t go solo this summer, instead spending my precious time at Mt Rainier. I briefly considered taking Yoda, but quickly changed my mind. Night is always when the worry and fear kick in. When I climbed out of… Continue reading All In
I should be finishing a letter tonight. Or making cards. But I feel like I need to write (if only to reassure myself) about two tragedies ( of too many ) on the trail this summer. Sam Sayers is still missing. Hope hasn’t died but the light is dimming. She headed out on August 1st… Continue reading What Is Essential
14 and a half hours and 400 miles after leaving my house this morning, I was safely back home on the couch. Oh, and did I mention “wiped out” ? What an awesome day ! 47-202-103 to get there. 101 and 30 to get home. That’s a lot of highway. I have put, what I… Continue reading Wild is my Favorite Flower
It’s been a busy week. Two hikes at Mount St Helen’s, the usual tedium of work and all the driving. Yeah, all the driving. Seemed like I might take a break this weekend. But when my niece told me she’d like to do a sunrise hike at Rattlesnake before returning to Portland for the… Continue reading To Hike or Not To Hike
Feel free to ask me any questions. It was a challenging hike on a beautiful day ! (Photos subject to copyright)
Great day to be alive. Here are a few more pictures ♡