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Trekking on Koma Kulshan

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“As a child, my family frequented Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens. If we ever went to Mt. Adams (not so far from St. 10 more words

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Cooper Spur, Mt Hood

The Cooper Spur is the highest point on Mt Hood that can be reached without climbing gear. This was a spectacular hike.



What goes down

must come up.

But here in me

there’s no guarantee,

just hope in the stream

coursing through the canyon below.

Abrams Falls - Cades Cove

Hiking trip while in Cades Cove with my oldest son, my niece and nephew.

Sarek National Park---Day Five

Day Five began with the novelty of walking a short distance without our heavy packs. Just downstream of where we had camped, the river flowed through a deep narrow gorge, and Christian took us to see it. 928 more words


Pilgrimage 2014: 6500 ft Classroom

We geared up today for mountaineering school in the Rainier National Park. The ride from Ashland to the  park takes about 40 minutes. You cannot see Mnt Rainier from  the road, it’d just too dam big and your too  dam close. 599 more words

Camp Muir

Overcoming Fear

I became acquainted with fear as a child observing my mother and other family members.  I observed that because they were afraid of doing most anything our family tended to have the same outcomes.  1,156 more words