Category: Hiking

Vika ripping up the trail

Dog Lake Trail Review

Trail Report for Dog Lake Trail August 19, 2012 Location: Dog Lake, Upper Mill Creek Salt Lake Ranger District Region: Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Mount Olympus Wilderness Area Wasatch Range, UT Getting there: Guide books and Maps Hiking the Wasatch -John Veranth   The Facts: 1680′ gain Highest point: 8740′ Length: 5.2 total miles Trail Type: Out-and-back or loop Dogs on […]

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View from Catherine Pass

Sunset Peak Trail Review

Trail Report for Sunset Peak. August 18, 2012 View Larger Map Location: Sunset Peak, Little Cottonwood, Catherine Pass Region: Wasatch-Cache National Forest Wasatch Range, UT Getting there: From downtown Salt Lake City, follow these directions I-15 S toward LAS VEGAS/CHEYENNE. 8.3 miles Take the I-215 exit- exit number 302- toward BELT ROUTE. 0.2 miles Merge onto I-215 E via the exit- on […]

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Icicle Ridge Trail

Icicle Ridge Trail

Trail Report from Icicle Ridge Trail. June 3, 2012 View Icicle Ridge in a larger map Location: Icicle Ridge Trail 1570, just outside Leavenworth, WA Region: Central Cascades – Leavenworth Area Agency: Wenatchee National Forest, Leavenworth District Getting there From Highway 2, Just past milepost 99 & before you enter Leavenworth, take a right on Icicle Road. Continue 1.4 miles […]

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Bandera Trail Report

Bandera Trail Report

Trail Report from Bandera Mtn. May 28, 2012 View Larger Map Location:  Bandera Mtn., Alpine Lake Wilderness Region:  Snoqualmie Pass — Snoqualmie Pass Agency:  Mt. Baker – Snoqualmie National Forest, Snoqualmie Ranger District This trail report covers the following trails: Ira Spring trail # 1038 Getting there: From Seattle take I-90 east to Exit 45*.  Take a left onto Forest Service […]

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West Fork San Juan River, Rainbow Hot Springs

West Fork San Juan River, Rainbow Hot Springs

November 19, 2011 View West Fork San Juan River in a larger map Location:  West Fork San Juan River, Rainbow Hot Springs Weminuche Wilderness Area in the San Juan National Forest Pagosa Ranger District, San Juan National Forest Getting there: From Pagosa Springs, take U.S. 160 northeast for 18 miles to the sign for the West Fork Campground, which is on the west […]

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Indian Bar and Back on the Wonderland Tr.

Indian Bar and Back on the Wonderland Tr.

September 11, 2011 Our hike started on the Wonderland Trail where it crosses Sunrise Park Road. We then did an out and back to Indian Bar Camp. Location: Mt. Rainier — NW – Carbon River / Mowich Mt. Rainier National Park View Indian Bar via the Wonderland Trail in a larger map Getting there: Take Rt. 167 to Rt. 410 […]

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Mowich Lake to Seattle Park

Mowich Lake to Seattle Park

September 5, 2011 Our intended hike was to start at Mowich Lake and hike up to Seattle Park via the Spray Park Trail.  Once to Seattle Park we would go back the way we came  back down to the Spray Park Trail and then return to Mowich Lake via the Wonderland Trail.  This did not happen… Location: Mt. Rainier — […]

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Mules Ear?

Kachess Beacon

July 9, 2011 Location: Kachess Beacon Tr. 1315 and 1315.3 Region: Snoqualmie Pass — Snoqualmie Pass Agency: Cle Elum Ranger District The Numbers: Roundtrip 6.0 miles Elevation Gain 2200 ft Highest Point 4600 ft Guide Books and Maps: Green Trails Maps #208 NW Forest Pass Required Current Conditions: The lower section of Tr. 1315, Kachess Ridge is very dry.  It’s […]

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Falls

Coal Creek Trail Review

January 1, 2011 Location: Coal Creek Trail (#Cougar-N1) Issaquah Alps – Cougar Mountain Guide Books and Maps: Facts: 3 miles (6 round trip) 550′ of elevation gain Highest Point 600′ Dirt and some gravel tread Things to see: Waterfalls Wild Flowers Birds Streams Current conditions: This was my first time to Coal Creek.  The ground is frozen solid at the moment […]

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South Fork Toutle River

Loowit Trail Report

September 5, 2010 Location: Mt. St. Helens, Loowit Trail #216 Region: South Cascades- Mt. St. Helens Agency: Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Guide Books and Maps: Mount St. Helens NVM Trail Guide Schematic Trail Map Green Trails Maps #364S & 364 NW Forest Pass Required Current Conditions: The Loowit Trail is in good condition in some areas and great […]

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