March, 2016

  1. Hiking in the Olympic National Park

    August 18, 2015
    Posted on March 13, 2016

    One thing that’s good about cold nights in a tent is that there is extra motivation to get up, get dressed and get moving. Once outside, we warmed up under the late morning sun and decided to enjoy a fresh cup of tea. Surrounded by old evergreens, time seemed to flow slower, and the mountains towered in the distance, draped in deep blue haze.

    Olympic mountains seen from the top of Deer Park campground

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  2. Exploring Olympic National Forest

    August 17, 2015
    Posted on March 5, 2016

    We wake up nice and early to get an early start. Still familiarizing ourselves with the whole tear down the campsite and get going flow of things. Cold water – check. The campsite warden was already out and casting a sharp shadow on the morning dew. I noticed her stop and give us a sharp eye as we rode across the 101 to enjoy the East point view of The Great Bend. The shore was lined with eaten clam shells and it was hard to ignore the sunny day and energizing vibe. We got some breakfast at Hoodsport Coffee Company, some reserves at the Hoodsport IGA and headed deeper into the Peninsula using N Lake Cushman Rd.

    Early morning in Potlatch State Park

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