Artist Point

On New Years day Kyle and I decided to finally brave the six hour round trip to the North Cascades to snowshoe out to Artist Point, rumored to be one of the most beautiful views around.  Turns out a million and one other people had the same idea so it was kind of a busy […]

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The Best of 2015: Our Outdoor Adventures

As 2015 comes to a close I wanted to take some time to look back at all the adventures we have had and pick some favorites.  Here is what I have come up with.  P.S. Each category is linked to a blog post written about the adventure or piece of gear, if you are interested […]

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33: Happy Birthday Kyle

Yesterday was Kyle’s 33rd Birthday.  It was a full day so I didn’t have time to post anything, but better late than never.  And how could I not post something honoring one of the most important people in my life?  Looking back on his 32nd year we did a lot of adventuring and a lot […]

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Mt Ellinor: Optoutside

We hardly need an excuse to #optoutside and we have already made hiking on Black Friday somewhat of a tradition in the Falkenburg household, however, I had to work on Friday so we decided to head outside on Wednesday instead.  We had friends visiting from Arizona and we wanted to see some of that snow […]

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BoeAlps Photography Contest Winners!

So I don’t thank Kyle nearly enough for what a wonderful photographer he is but this last week we won a couple of prizes for some of his beautiful photographs from BoeAlps at their annual BoeAlps Photography Competition.  He really is an amazing photographer.  Here are the winners:

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Snoqualmie Scrambles

Because I am gone most of the week and usually return home Thursday night completely pooped and complaining of new aches and pains in my upper body (all thanks to Mt. Rainier National Park) Kyle and I have been limiting our adventures lately to day climbs in Snoqualmie pass.  As an avid outdoorswoman living in […]

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Wonderland Trail: Part Two

“BEES!” screamed Kyle, “RUN, RUN, RUN!”  I turned around in time to see Cameron doing what looked like a high knee jig before Nelson pushed me from behind. We all sprinted up the trail, the boys yelling profanities and flailing their trekking poles.  When we finally stopped I was amazed at my own luck, all […]

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Wonderland Trail: Part One

Two weeks ago Kyle, my brothers Nelson and Cameron, and I completed the Wonderland Trail in six and a half days.  Since we have now been to the top of Mt Rainier it seems fitting that we took a week out of our lives to walk around it and see it from every side.  Or […]

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Mr. Krumz and the Traversing Twinsies

For a couple it is a very rare and delightful thing to make a friend together, as in a friend that you both meet at the same time and become friends with in unison, thus creating a friend that is not primarily one of yours but both of yours.  Kyle and I are lucky to […]

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