A Chronicle of Two Creatives

trail report

A Weekend on Marmot Pass in the Buckhorn Wilderness

For Dave and I, summer 2021 is all about training. We were lucky enough to land a permit for the highly sought-after Copper Ridge Loop + Tapto Lakes at the end of August, and have spent just about every minute

Ancient Lakes, Central Washington

Trail Report: Ancient Lakes in Central Washington

Since the day quarantine started, it’s become a new ritual of mine to take long walks through the neighborhood we now call home. I didn’t know much about coping with isolation, but I did know that without routine, I’m not

Trail Report: Mount Rose Summit in Winter

Planning weekend hikes in the Winter can be exhausting. “What roads are closed? What trails are impassible? Do we need route-finding abilities in the fresh snow? How snowy is it at XYZ?” It’s frustrating, and we rely heavily on user-submitted

Trail Report: Moody Conditions on Beckler Peak

When we moved to Seattle from Pennsylvania this past February, we were largely ignorant of how different hiking is in the Pacific Northwest. There aren’t a ton of variables back East – you kinda just say you’re going somewhere and