Solo Backpacking Safety Tips

Solo backpacking means peace and quiet. No one to talk to means no words are put between you and the beauty around you. The miles just flow. It’s entirely up to you to say when you eat or take a break. Want to jump in that alpine lake? It’s your decision alone. It’s a unique […]

Solo Backpacking Safety Tips

Solo backpacking means peace and quiet. No one to talk to means no words are put between you and the beauty around you. The miles just flow. It’s entirely up to you to say when you eat or take a break. Want to jump in that alpine lake? It’s your decision alone. It’s a unique […]

Surprises at every turn – coastal treasures, rugged Northern Cascades – amazing Northwest

I couldn’t believe it.  The big plan: stay in nice Bellingham, Washington motels, and alternate that with camping in the countryside slightly north of Bellingham.  We were off to the coast to visit our little girl going to college in Bellingham, Washington at Western Washington University.  We should have realized when we were getting camping […]

The Joy Of Solo Backpacking

Have you ever gone solo backpacking? If you have, you’ll probably agree that it isn’t a matter of it being better or worse than backpacking with friends. It’s just a different activity altogether. When you go backpacking with others, it’s a social event. You enjoy the scenery, feel good hiking the trails, and you get […]