A larch hike…on a gorgeous WEEKEND day in October…WITHOUT crowds? They do exist!
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.
After enjoying a beautiful sunny hike and exploring town day one in Winthrop, we planned for a longer hike (Pipestone Canyon) for day two. However, we awoke to the sound of driving rain on a metal roof and suddenly nine miles didn’t seem like a whole lot of fun.
After hiking Patterson Mountain in unexpectedly warm weather, the boyfriendo and I were super ready for a beer and food. Winthrop might be a small town, but it’s big on great food and drinks!
For our anniversary, the boyfriendo surprised me with a weekend in Winthrop! Located northeast of Seattle, near North Cascades National Park, this town is a playground in both the winter and summer for outdoor activities–but how would the shoulder season hold up?