Getting up for sunrise

Navajo Pass was a shot in the dark. Or at least, as much a shot in the dark as any spot is in Washington. It was probably going to be gorgeous – other people’s photos backed that up. There would probably be enough camping – it was hard to tell from the descriptions. I had […]

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Wonderland Trail: A Long Walking Lord of the Rings Joke

It didn’t hit me until part way through the hike that this was the first extended trip my brothers and I had ever been on, all together, without our parents. When they had both agreed to go I had been over the moon.  Neither of them had done any long backpacking trips and I couldn’t […]

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