A Day Around Tahoma

If one wants solid advice, follow this sign. Living in the (Pacific) North (West) can be a good thing….. With a foggy/cloudy weekend, Kirk and I took our usually-every-year drive around Mt. Rainier. One sees a lot more when they don’t see the mountain…

Menu: Spa Nibbles with a side of bug spray

You are a hiker who likes the finer things in life, even if it means packing in wine in your backpack. You want fresh foods. You are there for the views, the company, the fresh air. Yes, it might only have been a 3…

Menu: Hiker Trash Approved Vittles

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up this week – and that means it is the “official” start to backpacking season, no? But you say….I’m too busy to go pack food. I hear I can go to Costco and buy a bin of freeze-dried meals….