Rafting and Fly Fishing The Grande Ronde River in Oregon

The Grande Ronde River is a fun, relaxing, and scenic river in eastern Washington. A particularly good route starts at the Minam General Store, where raft and equipment rentals are available, and then meanders about 45 miles through smooth open water plus Class 2 rapids. This route can […]

2017-07-20T22:42:27+00:00 July 9, 2017|

Flying home

After visiting a relatively nondescript part of the country, the flight back over the Cascade Mountains provided a great reminder to appreciate home even more. Love where you live whenever possible!

Flight over Washington Cascade Mountains view to Mt Baker[…]

2017-07-02T13:21:56+00:00 July 1, 2017|

Whistler ATV RZR riding tour

The Adventure Group of Whistler BC Canada runs a fun ATV ride through the forests and views above town. Rocky, bumpy, dusty, muddy forest roads are easily handled by the Polaris RZR ATVs. Scrambling up rocky inclines, spinning tires, and getting muddy is what it’s all about.

There are […]

2017-05-29T22:25:35+00:00 May 17, 2017|

Sledding at Mountaineers Mt Baker Lodge

Seattle’s Mountaineers club has a terrific, rustic lodge available for both members and non-members up by the Mt Baker ski area. The Mt Baker Lodge includes a dining hall, big kitchen, hang-out lounge, and dorm/bunk bed style sleeping accommodations. On the weekends, breakfast and dinner are even included, […]

2017-03-15T22:08:46+00:00 March 12, 2017|

Lummi Island Cottage By The Sea

Lummi Island is a quiet, quaint little island on the east side of the San Juan Islands, northwest of Bellingham. Accessed by a frequently running small car ferry, it can be a relaxing winter hideaway or a summer low key vacation. For amenities, there are a few restaurants, […]

2017-03-18T16:30:28+00:00 February 25, 2017|

Snoqualmie Summit Tubing Center

The Snoqualmie Summit Tubing Center offers easy and safe snow inner tube runs at Snoqualmie Pass along I-90 east of Seattle. The place can be packed with people, but once up at the top there are plenty of snow chutes to quickly go down. The chutes are straight […]

2017-02-11T17:53:52+00:00 January 29, 2017|