Tag Archives: hiking

Trails, Trains, and a Golf Course

Yesterday I took a hike along the Chambers Bay Loop that circles the Chambers Bay Golf Course, in University Place, Washington. It is a 3.25 trail that involves some serious incline. In the above image, you can see part of … Continue reading

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Hiking in Mount Rainier National Park

It’s wildflower bloom time in Mount Rainier National Park. There are hundreds of species of wildflowers in the park, and the most concentrated areas of them are in the subalpine Paradise Meadows. The image above shows colorful Magenta Paintbrush in … Continue reading

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Adventure on the Olympic Peninsula

It’s been a picture perfect summer so far, here in Western Washington State. No rain for a month and mild temperatures make for perfect vacation weather. I gave myself a mini-vacation over the weekend and decided to head for the … Continue reading

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My Personal Walden

I took advantage of what was probably our last spell of warm, sunny weather this past weekend here in the Puget Sound region. I returned to the Bloedel Preserve located on Bainbridge Island that I had initially visited in August. … Continue reading

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Pleasures of the Columbia River Gorge – Part II

Mount Hood as seen from the Columbia River Gorge Continuing on my journey along the Columbia River, I headed back west along the gorge from the east side of the Cascades in Washington State. By the way, the Columbia River … Continue reading

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