Camp Muir- Base Camp of Mt. Rainier

Hike: Camp Muir Location: Paradise, Mt. Rainier Mileage/ Elevation: 8 miles/ 4,640 Last summer Ryan and I did the skyline loop trail on Mt. Rainier as the most amateur of amateur hikers. This hike is 5.5 miles and at the top you see the section where it splits off to go up to Camp Muir. … Continue reading Camp Muir- Base Camp of Mt. Rainier

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Rachel Lake and Rampart Lakes Backpacking Trip

Where: Near Snoqualmie Pass in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Mileage/ Elevation gain: 4 miles up to Rachel Lake/ 1600EG, then 1.5 mile/600 feet up to Rampart Lakes Total Mileage: Around 11 My husband had this weekend off so we knew we had to plan some kind of backpacking trip. The weather was not looking good all … Continue reading Rachel Lake and Rampart Lakes Backpacking Trip

Oregon Road Trip

  The husband and two friends of ours from Minnesota flew out to join us on a 5 day adventure across Oregon. We had been to Portland and the Gorge previously, but were itching to see more. We found the perfect time to go at the end of June and planned from there. Day 1: … Continue reading Oregon Road Trip