If you have any big hikes or summits planned for this summer, keeping your body in hiking shape through winter can be tough! Here’s some tips that help me.
In Winthrop is the famous Sun Mountain Lodge. Amongst other lodge-y amenities, the lodge offers some stunning snowshoe and xc-skiing trails. We decided to check out their snowshoe trails when in Winthrop for MLK weekend.
Chances are, if you’ve crossed from western Washington to Eastern Washington, you’ve driven past Lake Keechelus. I-90 is on the shores of Lake Keechelus, and in summer is a barren pond littered with tree stumps everywhere. But in winter?
After one successful REI guided snowshoe, I decided to book another*. This time, I wanted to go at night. Nighttime snowshoeing looks gorgeous, but I know myself well enough to know I’d be terrified of a wolf or cougar attack at all times. A large group of women led by professional guides sounded the safest […]
A little after 8AM on a sunny Saturday, we departed. A gang of strangers in a cozy van set off from the Alderwood Mall REI towards Stevens Pass, with a van full of gear and guides experienced at driving in the snow. It was the beginning of a great day!