Category Archives: Outdoor Activities

10 Best Gifts for Outdoor Lovers for Any Budget (2022)

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What do you get for the person who’s always on the go exploring a new hike or camping in the mountains? While it can be tough finding gifts for outdoor lovers, you’ll want to think of items they may not have yet that can enhance their experience and make it easier outside. I’ve been grateful […]

Is AllTrails Pro Worth It? Everything to Know About AllTrails Pro vs. Free

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I’m an avid hiker and lucky to have hundreds of hikes to choose from here in Washington. I hike as much as possible and sometimes even do multiple weekly hikes, depending on my schedule. I downloaded the AllTrails app years ago on the recommendation of several people in an online hiking group I’m part of, […]

The 13 Best Fall Hikes in Washington for Stunning Color

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We all love summer around here, but I’m always excited when that first cool September day hits and reminds me that fall is on the way. In addition to all the pumpkin-related things that start popping up, it’s also time for better hiking weather. That’s why I made a list of the best fall hikes […]

Hiking Naches Peak Loop Trail: Everything You Need to Know

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One of the most beautiful hikes at Mount Rainier National Park is Naches Peak Loop. At just over three miles roundtrip, this is an easy hike suitable for most people. I saw people on social media doing this year after year, so I finally decided to commit to hiking Naches Peak Loop trail this year. […]

12 Golden Larch Hikes in Washington State You’ll Want to Do

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While I love hiking in Washington any time of the year, no time is more exciting than the fall season. This period brings the beautiful larches, but they’re only around in certain areas of the state and usually for a few weeks. That’s why you’ll want to plan your larch hikes in Washington in advance […]