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Gold Ridge Loop, Methow, WA.

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The Gold Ridge Loop hike starts from the Foggy Dew CG up Gold Creek Rd. opening up early (sometimes earlier than the road) after parking at the campground walk across the road and access a wide open ridge which climbs very steeply up the Southern exposed side of Gold Ridge and at the right time of ...

Steliko Canyon – Oklahoma Ridge Thru-hike

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My partner Steve and I pieced together a day hike originating up the the Entiat River Valley in Steliko Canyon visited Steliko Lookout which they are renovating and followed Steliko Ridge to Goman Ridge and out Oklahoma Ridge to a second vehicle at the mouth of Oklahoma Gulch  near the Columbia ...

Alaska Bakes and Breaks All Time Record High Temperatures

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Alaska Bakes and Breaks All Time Record High Temperatures

July 5th after a month of above average temperatures Anchorage, Alaska broke the historical record high of 90 degrees and may even surpass that record soon as high pressure  has stagnated over the state Alaska is warming 2-3 times faster than the rest of North America due to human caused global ...

The Twin Peaks Traverse 2019

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  The Twin Peaks Traverse has been an evolving hike which began as the usual trip looking at mountains, ridges, and topographic maps, driven by curiosity, and the desire to explore off the beaten path, and piecing together a route from here to there which continually became extended in 2 ...

Horse Lake Reserve Wildflower Loop ll

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I did a terrific wildflower hike in the Horse Lake Reserve area on the North side of Horse Lake Mountain (aka Twin Peaks) with my wife and it was incredible we both really enjoyed the bumper crop of wildflowers especially the Balsam Root, Lupine, Blue Bells, Butter Cups etc... that trip was posted e ...

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