MILE 0 Last summer I bought a pair of these babies after a friend of mine extolled the virtues of a non-waterproof footwear for hiking in the warmer months. I ended up doing quite a […]
What’s a hiker to do when the going gets rugged and industrial? Strap on a pair of Skechers… RUGGED INDUSTRIAL HIKERS! 25 OCT 2018 – 04 APR 2019 Like I said in the obituary for […]
To many visitors, Pratt Mountain, or simply “The Pratt” as it’s called by woodland hipsters, appears to be a giant heap of talus rising from the montane forest… …and it pretty much is. THE SHORT […]
This short but steep hike in Coulee Dam, WA leads to some of the best views to be had of the most powerful hydroelectric generating station in North America. THE SHORT VERSION 2mi +- (3.2km) […]
Took a jaunt up Mount Pugh 23SEP2018… Trail was in quite good condition, with perhaps only a couple minor obstacles. Ran into a few parties along the way; maybe ten humans and a dog in […]
2018SEP16: The preceding weeks brought some rain to the western mountains, a good sign to the savvy mushroomer. Vine maple leaves were beginning to turn; reds and yellows. Sometimes the clash of colors appeared like […]
Strap on the snowshoes for a trip up South Bessemer Mountain!
Hidden in the woods near the hamlet of Port Hardy, BC is an interesting collection of mining ruins dating to a time before Canada became a nation… A BIT OF BACKGROUND In 1849 on the […]
This is the first lake you’ll come to on your travels up the Necklace Valley. It may be diminutive, but it’ll be a sight for sore eyes after the hike in. RAMBLIN’ Challenge: maintained trail, […]
Join Harry Biped as he goes to look for a mine he saw on a map.