Category Archives: Outdoor Activities

11 Best Hikes in Olympic National Park You Need to Explore

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One of the most beautiful places in Washington is Olympic National Park, but up until the past few years, I had only visited it a few times. I always thought about making plans to go but would make an excuse that it was too far away. That was until I started hiking there and discovered […]

15 Best Spring Hikes in Washington You Need to Do

Spring Wildflower Hike Dog Mountain

While many brave Washingtonians hike year-round, there’s nothing most of us get more excited about than spring hikes in Washington. That means warmer weather (although not always drier!) and, in many places, beautiful wildflowers in Washington that greet you as you hike into the hills. I love setting out on winter hikes in Washington, but […]

15 Best Hikes in Mount Rainier National Park You Need to Do

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One of the best things about Washington is how many hiking trails there are all over the state. While I love hiking in the Cascade Mountains, some of my favorite hikes are in the national parks we have in the state. Some of the most scenic ones are at Mount Rainier, which is why I […]

15 Winter Hikes in Vancouver, BC You’ll Want to Do

Burnaby Mountain winter hikes in vancouver

If you love hiking as much as I do, you likely plan plenty of hikes from spring until fall, when the weather is beautiful. However, you don’t have to stop hiking just because it turns into the winter season. There are plenty of winter hikes in Vancouver that are easily accessible and generally snow-free when […]

The Complete List of Winter Hiking Clothes and Gear You Need

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Hiking in the winter is a fun way to continue to get outside, even during the colder months, but it takes more preparation than the summer. You can go out in the summer for a hike with minimal gear for the most part, but having the right gear for winter hiking and proper hiking clothes […]