Getting Dirty on Dirty Harry

Yesterday (April 18), a fresh Friday morning, I set out to enjoy the impromptu breaking sun on the I-90.  I wanted somewhere with a view, and with little avy danger, so I settled on Dirty Harry Peak.  I guess I felt lucky.  Oh god, the puns, the puns... Parked down below the gate, and cruised... Continue Reading →

Ambling to Annette, or Spring Hiking on I-90

Alright, dear readers, I want to do some spring cleaning.  New seasons mean new ideas:  I'm hoping to write real trip reports/thoughts-on-trail after each trip to the great outdoors...the time writing is better spent crafting something fun and helpful versus me spending yet another hour getting tube-lost on the lists in Buzzfeed... Set out on... Continue Reading →

Mount Si – Late September 2012

As all the guidebooks point out, every outdoorsy Seattlite has to hike Mount Si.  At least once.  So Hana and I headed out I-90 to check our box for this Seattle classic.  We went on a Wednesday, and thereby avoided, for the most part, the feared conga-line up and down the trail.  We still passed... Continue Reading →

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