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little girl, big mountain | ruby mountain backpacking
little girl, big mountain | ruby mountain backpacking

June 12, 2024 | pnw

June 12, 2024 | pnw

June 12, 2024 | pnw
The alpenglow potential is unparalleled here. I had summited Ruby Mountain previously on skis and the views were incredible in the winter. I was so excited to go back this early summer season and backpack it.... // 22 miles . 6600 ft gain . 7408 ft high

where’s the spray in spry? | spry creek canyoneering
where’s the spray in spry? | spry creek canyoneering

June 5, 2024 | desert

June 5, 2024 | desert

June 5, 2024 | desert
Out of all the canyons we did on this trip, Spry Canyon required the most hiking. In the summer, it’s super important to start hikes early enough so you don’t overheat or dehydrate too fast. It helps to get...

2-day itinerary through southern iceland
2-day itinerary through southern iceland

May 28, 2024 | europe

May 28, 2024 | europe

May 28, 2024 | europe
Summer in Iceland is incredibly gorgeous with roaring waterfalls, bountiful lupine, and a dappling of wildlife just to lure you in for more. We were bound for Paris, but couldn’t pass up taking up Icelandair’s offer on a long layover as an excuse to visit the country. This is...

a bachelorette canyon | pine creek canyoneering
a bachelorette canyon | pine creek canyoneering

May 24, 2024 | desert

May 24, 2024 | desert

May 24, 2024 | desert
Adventure bachelorettes are envious trips for the outdoorsy, when most are traditionally held in a city with heavy drinking involved. But if the outdoors is a big part of your life, why not make your bachelorette all about spending time...

spring bound | silver star mountain via silver creek ski tour
spring bound | silver star mountain via silver creek ski tour

April 26, 2024 | pnw

April 26, 2024 | pnw

April 26, 2024 | pnw
When the North Cascades Highway opens, backcountry skiers will flock over to Washington Pass and find that sweet spring corn snow...Silver Star Mountain has been... // 12 mi . 5400 ft gain . 8630 ft high

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A Guide to Washington’s Backpacking Permit System
A Guide to Washington’s Backpacking Permit System

Let’s talk wilderness permits in Washington. It’s sore of the bane of all backpackers and while I am usually one to miss deadlines for permit applications, I have many friends who are always on top of it. Part of the problem is every region has a different system, so this is my attempt to make a succinct one-page summary of all Washington permits that you might need to know to plan a summer trip.

the ultimate beginner’s guide to backcountry skiing | washington
the ultimate beginner’s guide to backcountry skiing | washington

I recently was involved in some meet ups and found that there’s a lot of potential for education about backcountry basics, so I hope this post can serve as a good starting point and reference for anyone looking to get into backcountry whether or not you know how to ski...

25+ low-angle washington ski tours
25+ low-angle washington ski tours

My first backcountry guide got too long, so if you’ve already gone on a tour or two, this is the perfect guide for you! It’s all the tips and tricks for a better time backcountry so you can better enjoy the downhill...

backcountry skiing: tips and tricks
backcountry skiing: tips and tricks

My first backcountry guide got too long, so if you’ve already gone on a tour or two, this is the perfect guide for you! It’s all the tips and tricks for a better time backcountry so you can better enjoy the downhill...

comprehensive guide to all my ski tours
comprehensive guide to all my ski tours

My first backcountry guide got too long, so if you’ve already gone on a tour or two, this is the perfect guide for you! It’s all the tips and tricks for a better time backcountry so you can better enjoy the downhill...

beginner’s guide to snowshoeing | resources for 20+ washington hikes
beginner’s guide to snowshoeing | resources for 20+ washington hikes

In an attempt to help y’all, I’ve consolidated and gathered information on popular snowshoe hikes so you can be more informed and aware, and thus hopefully make the best decision for yourself so you have a good time outdoors! This is by no means an all comprehensive guide, but I do hope you can use it a resource or a launch point to keep exploring the outdoors safely.

things to do in the “off-season” // how to hike in the rain
things to do in the “off-season” // how to hike in the rain

Year round hiking in the Pacific Northwest. Sound crazy? Perhaps so. But when you’re in love with the outdoors, it’s hard to let weather get its way. If you’ve lived here through a winter season, you’ll know that seasonal depression is real whether or not you like to deny it. Everyone has different ways to cope and here are my favorite ways to pass the winter time and incorporating the outdoors...

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elopement
Cherlyn Eliza Photography

PNW Adventure Elopements and Engagements


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