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60 Hikes 60 Miles: Seattle Guidebook Review

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle Western Washington is a special place with a wealth of scenic hiking opportunities. Welcome to the Best of the Northwest. With sea kayak access to the trailhead at Tillicum Village we hiked the Blake Island loop with co-author Bryce […]

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Alpine Traverses

The Classic Alpine Traverses of Western WA Western Washington, Hiking, Climbing, Best of the NW Year-round trails. Connecting corridors through these less trodden secret passages unlock alpine magic and surefire mountain adventure. Enchantments Traverse The turning of the larch colors signals the peak of the fall hiking season in the Pacific NW. The Enchantments Traverse […]

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Mount Teneriffe

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. The lesser-known sister of Mount Si.  Mount Teneriffe offers a steep scenic climb up past Kamikaze falls on the root grab Kamakazie Trail. Tap & Go   Follow us to adventure.  

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Mayfield Lake Trail Campground Loop

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. Ike Kinswa State Park Connect Lakeside campsites and cabins with the Ike Kinswa State Park Campground Loop. Ike Kinswa State Park is a convenient Highway 12 stop-over on the way to Washington’s southern Volcanoes Mount St Helens, Rainier, and Adams. The 1.75 mile perimeter trail […]

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Green Mountain Viewpoint Kitsap Pennisula

Play & Choose Hilly tree-covered loops in the Green Mountain and WildCat lake area culminate at the Green Mountain Viewpoint offering a distinctive view of Bremerton and the Seattle Skyline. Display State Parks pass in the dash of the parking lot. The trail begins on the Tin Creek connector trail to the Gold creek trail […]

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Mount Si Trail and Haystack Scramble

THE backyard mountain hike of Western Washington’s urban corridor. Play & Learn  Immensely popular as a summit goal or a repeat training hike for other mountaineering objectives, Mount Si rises precipitously above North Bend beckoning hikers. Obtain a State Parks pass beforehand or purchase at the parking lot kiosk. Be sure to come early or […]

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