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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #9: Schmitz Preserve Park Trail

Hiking Seattle Top 10 City Park Trails. This is a great short trail for kids with some magical surprises. Tucked in a West Seattle Ravine under a bridge you can drive right by Schmitz Preserve Park without even realizing its there.  This hidden gem features lush foliage, massive nursery logs and a stream running right […]

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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #10: Jackson Park

Dodging in and out of the woods crossing over Thornton Creek the newly completed perimeter trail skirts along the edge of the golf course.  Newly completed in the summer of 2013 this is a welcome addition to Seattle City Park trails.              

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The Enchantments Traverse Attempt (the E.T.) 2011

Enchantments Traverse If forced to pick a single favorite trail in the Pacific NW we choose the Enchantments.  That’s why we make an annual trip each fall to experience this magical alpine setting. From Stuart Lake Trail-head up Asgard Pass through Upper Enchantment Lakes to Snow Creek Trail-head Approx 30 kilometers, 5,000 feet vertical gain […]

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The Enchantments Traverse 2010

Enchantments Traverse If forced to pick a single favorite trail in the Pacific NW we choose the Enchantments.  That’s why we make an annual trip each fall to experience this magical alpine setting. From Stuart Lake Trail-head up Asgard Pass through Upper Enchantment Lakes to Snow Creek Trail-head Approx 30 kilometers, 5,000 feet vertical gain […]

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Enchantments Traverse (the E.T.) 2013

Enchantments Traverse If forced to pick a single favorite trail in the Pacific NW we choose the Enchantments.  That’s why we make an annual trip each fall to experience this magical alpine setting. From Stuart Lake Trail-head up Aasgard Pass through Upper Enchantment Lakes to Snow Creek Trail-head Approx 30 kilometers, 5,000 feet vertical gain […]

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Enchantments Traverse Attempt Guide

Enchantments Traverse Preparation Guide   Enchantments in-a-day Guide Avoid the permit lottery frenzy.  Cross the spectacular Enchantments in a day.  Here are some pointers on how to have the best experience on the “ET” Enchantments Traverse. Weather Forecast – Camping: Bivy the night before at Eightmile or Johnny Creek campgrounds. Bring a sleeping bag and […]

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