Backpacking Ozette Triangle to Yellow Banks

Ryan somehow got a 3 day weekend the weekend before 4th of July, so we had to take advantage of the time off and plan a trip. I have wanted to backpack on the coast for a long time now. We faxed in our permit application for Ozette Triangle (old school) and within a day [...]

Lake Chelan State Park Camping

When: May 12-14, 2017 This particular weekend we had permits to do Mt. St. Helen's with a group, but the weather was calling for 2+ feet of new snow, wind, and bad avalanche conditions. We called off the trip 2 days prior because of this. We still wanted to get out of town so we [...]

Ancient Lakes Round 2

So it has now become a tradition to backpack Ancient Lakes when the weather is finally warm enough on the eastern side of the state and it's still crappy on the western side. Such a nice, easy first backpacking outing of the season that it will need to be a tradition for as long as [...]

Spring Break in Colorado

My husband had another vacation back to back, and we didn't want to waste it so we booked a trip out to Colorado to visit my grandparents and meet my sister out there as well. We flew into Denver, rented a car and made our way south to Larkspur where my grandparents live. We would [...]

Southwest Roadtrip

My husband and I had never ventured anywhere in the SW before. With my mother-in-law living down there we took it as the perfect opportunity to visit her and make a vacation of it as well. We flew into Tucson, where she picked us up and we went right to In-N-Out. After that we went [...]