Big Tree Trail

Finally! A sunny Seattle day for hiking! Since I have been shut in my house for the last two weeks since my West Tiger #3 adventure, as well as a failed attempt at Chirico Trail, I opted to go for an easy hike up at Tiger today. I’m a sucker for ancient trees, so Big […]

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REI Used Gear Review

REI members wait for that blessed event every spring. The REI Garage Sale! Don’t lie, you have waited in a line outside of REI in the early morning, possibly in the rain, to sift through REI’s return bins with a hundred other people hoping to find that one thing you’d rather not pay a couple […]

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West Tiger #3

Seattle got a bunch of snow! We got nearly a foot where we live and my husband and I were confined to the house for two days. Today, I had to make a break for it. Luckily the roads were in good shape. A Tiger summit has been on my short-term list and I was […]

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Talus Rocks Loop

At a little under three miles, the Talus Rocks Loop offers a secluded hike surrounded by the likes of more well-trafficked trails such as West Tiger 3. After a steady incline, you are rewarded with an interesting labyrinth of huge boulders complete with and blanketing of thick moss and green ferns. Directions This hike is […]

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Boulder Garden Loop

Today, Seattle had some clear weather so I decided to go back up to the Little Si Trailhead and do the much-anticipated Boulder Garden Loop. Directions From I-90 heading east, take exit 31 to North Bend. Take a left at the roundabout onto SR-202/Bendigo, then take a right onto SE North Bend Way, take a […]

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Tradition Lake

Today, my aunt and I did a small hike up at Tiger Mountain. After having been doing a bunch of steep hikes last week and over the weekend, this flat one was just what I needed, or more specifically what my quads needed. Plus it was a balmy 50 degrees on this sunny January day! […]

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Hello, World!

Come hike 100 miles with me in 2019! I suppose I should give a little information about myself so that you, my readers, know who it is you are spending time following! I grew up in the woods in the Seattle Area. As a young child, my mother instilled in me a curiosity of the […]

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