With the first leg of Canada down, we headed to Yoho National Park with the hopes of seeing Emerald Lake and a place to camp.
For the longest time I've wanted to see the Canadian Rockies and drive the legendary Icefields Parkway. So instead of waiting for "the perfect time" two friends and I packed up the car and headed north from Seattle to spend a week in this pristine landscape.
A last minute adventure down the 101 from Seattle to Oregon's coast. Sleep deprived and coffee fueled, we enjoyed the salt filled aired and ocean breeze along the best stretch of coastline in the US.
A short story of a man's journey around Washington's wild coast to find oneself.
The best way to show visitors my love for the Pacific Northwest is to take them to the mountains. Luckily, there is no shortage when it comes to hikes so we went to the foothills of the Cascades and hiked Rattlesnake Ledge.
A quick ferry ride from Seattle and you're in Olympic National Park. Some friends and I left early on a Sunday morning for a moody, snowy, windy hike. Those conditions only made it better!
A 6 hour drive after work on a Friday to hang with friends, mountains, and good vibes. I'll never deny that!
Mount Pugh has a summit elevation of 7,200 feet and is located along legendary Mountain Loop Highway. The weather forecast looked sketchy but we chanced it anyway and were rewarded with panoramic views of the Cascades.
With no real plan, all we knew was we had to be back at the airport by our departure date. Here are some things I learned from that trip.
After three years of living out here in the Pacific Northwest, my little brother finally came out to experience it. With the open road and 10 days to adventure, we explored the mountains, rain forests, and coast and ate plenty of freeze dried meals.
A drive on Mountain Loop Highway is both relaxing and thought provoking. Appreciate the natural beauty around you.
A warm sunny Sunday and Lake Washington? Let's go!
Clear weather and early spring mean snow camping in the mountains. We headed to Mount Rainier National Park for snowy adventure.
A couple friends from Denver visited the Pacific Northwest. We went to the Olympic Peninsula and we camped on Second Beach at La Push, WA.
Jake, Luna, and I hiked up to Blanca Lake in the Central Cascades. We camped over night and decided to hike up to Columbia Glacier. It was pretty rugged but totally worth it.
I finally checked this off my bucket list and summited Mount Rainier at 14,411 feet. It wasn't easy. Nothing epic comes easy.