February 29 & March 1, 2020 Finally! My first winter camping trip! Well, no, actually, not my first. I’ve been winter camping several times, but always in places I’ve driven to, and usually sleeping in my truck. This was my first winter camping trip where I snowshoed in. I was…View More Winter Camping 2020
Reports from some of my backpacking trips. I will try to include a “lessons learned” for each trip.
North Fork Sauk River
Two days, one night backpacking in the northern Cascade Mountains June 1-2, 2019 This was my first hiking trip with the Mountaineers, an outdoors group I joined in late April. The Mountaineers describes itself as “teaching skills, sharing adventures” and “getting people of all ages outside safely and responsibly for…View More North Fork Sauk River
Three days, two nights backpacking in the Olympic Mountains July 12-14, 2019 I signed up for the Lena Lake trip on MeetUp. I didn’t know anybody in the group, so it seemed like a great opportunity to both meet new people and explore a new area. I met up with…View More Lena Lake