Category Archives: Camping, Hiking and Trail Rides

Spend a Quiet Night in the Willapa Hills

The utter peace of spending the night in a deep quiet forest in the Willapa Hills.  Fresh chantrelle mushrooms, melodic streams, wild things, making dinner by a crackling fire before sleeping under a simple covering.

The next morning, make pancakes in the rain with the simplest of tools, over a still burning fire.

This is a beautiful video about a single night spent in a peaceful forest, in the most primitive of conditions. Continue reading Spend a Quiet Night in the Willapa Hills

Easy, Inexpensive Winter Fun at Mt. Rainier – Ranger-Guided Snowshoe Walks!

Ranger-Guided Snowshoe Walks

horse on snowshoes
Even horses can snowshoe!

Don’t ski?  Don’t climb mountains?

Don’t let that stop you from getting outside and enjoying the winter beauty of Mt. Rainier!

Just slap on some borrowed snowshoes and play follow the leader.

Join a park ranger to learn the art of snowshoeing and discover how plants, animals, and people adapt to the challenging winter conditions at Mount Rainier! Continue reading Easy, Inexpensive Winter Fun at Mt. Rainier – Ranger-Guided Snowshoe Walks!