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The 3 Best Pacific Crest Trail Day Hikes Close to Seattle

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail doesn’t mean you have to take off five to six months from life to hike the 2,652 miles from Mexico to Canada. There are plenty of ways to enjoy hiking the PCT without having to quit your job. Hikers can enjoy this popular, scenic trail by doing a day hike, […]

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Joffre Lakes Trip Report

A few week’s back a biting cold Arctic wind made it’s way south when we had plans to go to Whistler. Even though it was frigid, we headed up to Whistler anyways for a weekend in the  mountains to celebrate a friends 30th birthday and to hang out with our significant others’ co-workers for a […]

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The 10 Essentials for Hiking

*Originally written on Kathleen Neve’s Blog KathleenLovesYoga If you’re a hiker or spend any time in the backcountry, you should be familiar with the Ten Essentials and carry them with you on all of your trips. The first time I heard of the Ten Essentials was during a Mountaineers course. Up until taking my first […]

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Wendy Thompson Backcountry Hut Overnight

A few weekends back, I got my Avalanche Safety Training certificate up at Whistler and was so excited to use my new knowledge and head into the backcountry. When I got invited to hit up the Wendy Thompson Hut in Pemberton, BC I had to jump at the opportunity even though it meant driving to […]

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Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail Ruined My Life

Proud. Accomplished. Healthy. Happy. Tired. Relieved. Changed. Overwhelmed. Surreal. Weird. Sad. These are some of the things I’ve been feeling since I completed my PCT thru- hike on Sept. 27. In a society that’s predominantly sedentary, with people sitting in traffic five days a week heading to a job where they spend eight hours a day sitting in a chair in front […]

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Trip Report: Blewett Pass Snowshoe Day Adventure

We are so excited to share our favorite day-trip Snowshoe find of 2018! Just a couple short days after Christmas, we sought out some quality mountain time to connect to self and soak up the sun. After consulting a couple of resources regarding snowshoe day-hikes in the Pacific Northwest, we decided on Blewett Pass; it […]

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