Blue bags, trenches and trowels mean anything to you? Have you been to a place where the most pristine alpine lake views were literally spoiled by toilet paper strewn across the landscape willy-nilly? Seen and smelled half dug holes overflowing with human excrement? This is a surefire way to ruin the aesthetic of a […]
Hike The Highline Trail – Glacier National Park Montana Elevation Gain = 1,950′ Elevation Loss = 3,026′ Length Logan to the Loop = 11.8 miles Glacier National Park dubbed “Crown of the Continent” by George Bird Grinnell is one of our National Treasures. Canoe Lake MacDonald, hike the lush Trail of the Cedars to Avalanche […]
Visit the North Cascade Hiker Web Site Rudy Glecek asks Best of the NW to share our background story, our video making process and the reason why we produce hundreds of trail videos for Western Washington. By Rudy Glecek: Bryan Schaeffer talks all about The Best of the Northwest! His hiking website is full of […]
Mount St. Helens hiking, climbing, backcountry skiing, Washington Volcanos The world famous eruption of Loowit or Mount St. Helens in 1980 capped the previous 9,677 summit to 8,366. A large parking lot is the staging grounds and campsite for permitted climbers. Hike up the road grade before crossing the unique volcanic worm flows contours. As the tree […]
Glacier Peak hiking, climbing, Washington Volcanoes Ultraneering (mountaineering + ultra running) phenom Stuke Sowle solo scales Glacier Peak in 17 hours covering 34 miles and over 12,000 feet cumulative vertical gain. Glacier Peak or known as “Takobia” by the Sauk people Washington’s only wilderness volcano standing at 10,525 feet Glacier Peak presents challenges of remoteness […]
Mount Baker Attempt, hiking, climbing, Washington Volcanos Mount Baker 10,781 also known as Kulshan, the youngest volcano in the Mount Baker volcanic field is an active glaciated andesitic stratovolcano. Easton Glacier Route on Trails.com Contribute footage to Mount Baker Ski Guide More Washington Volcanos Contribute footage for upcoming Ski Mount Baker Video.