Category Archives: Hiking

fall enchantments overnight: the season ain’t over!

A steep-at-times 8-mile hike located 2.5 hours from Seattle, The Enchantments trail is still notoriously popular in the fall—but don’t let the cars of dayhikers discourage your overnight plans. If the weather is clear and you’ve got the gear, have … Continue reading

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gothic basin (outside the season)

Standing in thigh-deep snow I toe with my right foot, pushing forward with my knee until I feel the scrape of metal on stone.  I push off my poles slowly, adjust my center of gravity, and stand on my new … Continue reading

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