Category Archives: Hikes

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The Park is Open

You may not realize this, however during the winter season when highway 410 is closed – “the park is open”. Which means you can strap on your snow shoes and make your way up highway 410. We recently went on … Continue reading

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The Hike I Cannot Tell You About

So we went on a hike on the Washington Coast last weekend and it was amazing. After a 3 hour drive and 2 mile gentle hike, we found ourselves on the Washington coast… and I cannot tell you how to … Continue reading

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Boulder Lake

Boulder Lake sits at 4,900′ below Hurricane Peak in the North Cascades. Situated NE of Darrington, WA. When I was first invited to this hike I had a hard time finding information about it. Searching online kept bringing me to … Continue reading

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Camp Handy

Though our new meet up group – Out of the Cube Adventures three of use went on a hike last Sunday on the Upper Dungeness River Trail #833. A gentle slope with little elevation gain and a round trip of … Continue reading

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Ginko Petrified Forest State Park

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Our meetup.com group Out of the Cube Adventures made the drive over to Ginko Petrified Forest State Park to explore the interpretive trails. Doing a 5 hour round trip drive over the pass to the Columbia river may seem a bit … Continue reading

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Another Trip to Lower Lena Lake

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So had  another hike with the Out of the Cube Adventures. This time to Lower Lena Lake.It ended up with just two of use going. Thank goodness it was someone I knew, our good friend Rebekah. She also carpooled with … Continue reading

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Tubal Cain Mine Hike

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So took some friends to one of my favorite hikes in the Olympic National Forest. Tubal Cain Mine. It was also my first hiking trip since getting my HAM license. So I brought my HT and spare antenna for it, … Continue reading

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New Starting April 1, 2014 Get your US Forrest Day Pass Online

So the US Forrest service now has a new offering – ePass. It allows you to go online and purchase a Day Pass for you trip into the National Forrest. Just like a normal Day Pass, you write the date you plan … Continue reading

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Haleakala National Park – Sliding Sand Trail

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So this hike was one for the Kindles. Driving up to the 10,000′ summit of Haleakala and taking the Sliding Sands Trail into the crater of volcano. It as close to being on mars as you can get here on earth. … Continue reading

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Haleakala National Park – Waimoku Falls

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So this hike I ended up doing myself. I was under pressure  to complete it quickly because a car full of family was waiting for me to complete it. As guilty as I felt about that, i found this hike … Continue reading

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