To recover from my long journey through the Himalayas to Everest Base Camp, I jetted over to Langkawi, Malaysia for a few days in the sand and sun.
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A Not-So-Flat Hike to Flat Top
With sprawling views of the municipality of Anchorage, its muddy shores and the eastward mountains, the hike up Flat Top is well worth the crowded climb. One of the most popular hikes in Alaska because of its close proximity to Anchorage, this 3-mile hike climbs 1250 feet to a flat lookout that gives the perchContinue reading “A Not-So-Flat Hike to Flat Top”
Climbing into the Canopy in the McKenzie River Valley
Surrounded by a rainbow of green and the scent of fresh spring forest, I hung out with my feet dangling and wide grin on my face. Nothing could ruin my spirits – especially at 100 feet off the ground! Gazing over the tree tops in the HA Andrews’ Experimental Forest while attached to an oldContinue reading “Climbing into the Canopy in the McKenzie River Valley”
A Concrete Love Affair
The kissing statues on the boardwalk in Olympia, Washington during the Wooden Boat Festival.
Dueling Skies at Sun Peaks Resort
If you are skier you know that weather can make or break your day on the mountain. But the same is also true: any weather is good weather as long as it adds to the powder accumulation. On my recent trip into interior British Columbia to take on Sun Peaks Resorts varied slopes, I experiencedContinue reading “Dueling Skies at Sun Peaks Resort”