[Trail Guide] Hiking to Lake Ingalls in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness (11 miles / 2,500’++ / 5-6+ hours)

Standing by the Side of Lake Ingalls

An up close view of the mighty Mount Stuart, distant glances to Rainier and Adams, hills covered in wildflowers, streams cutting through grass valleys, rocky scrambles, regular mountain goat appearances, and a massive alpine lake? I suppose it should come as… Continue Reading


Dispatches from the weekend: Waterfalls, hot springs, sunset views, and snowy summits on a no sleep, 3 tanks of gas kind of weekend.

Mount St. Helens from Coldwater Trail

I’ve always struggled with posting stories here rather than more specific articles like trail guides and gear reviews. However, as my adventures have grown over the years, I’ve come to realize that without the regular updates you’re only getting a small part of… Continue Reading