When Grand Park Was A Lonely Place

In the days before rise of hiking trails detailed carefully online, there were lonely trails to be had. One was the back entrance to Grand Park, in Mount Rainier National Park. Taken from above Fremont Lookout, looking out onto the long plateau of Grand…

Food Finds, Local Hiking and Video Fun

March is here, and it might have been one of the wettest winters, but spring is (somewhat) showing up. At least that means we have been getting local hiking in, between rainstorms. On those days when school lets out early, or the weather is…

Great Backpacking Recipes For Lunch To Keep You Going

Backpacking meals are fun to plan, but lunch can be the hardest. Stopping is hard to justify on long days. And eating too much can leave you looking for a nap, rather than going. It’s too easy to eat a steady diet of energy…