We had scheduled 4 days in Rocky Mountain before Rachel had to fly back home but our trip coincided with the beginnings of the thousand year storm that, as you may have heard,… Continue reading
This wasn’t the first time on this trip I wandered into something unprepared. A week or two before my arrival I had been looking up geologically significant places in Oregon on the Internet… Continue reading
Just outside the Newberry National Volcanic Monument I stopped by Paulina Falls, expecting a nice little waterfall – which I got – plus a bonus waterfall. Thanks, Oregon.
As with any park that has glaciers and volcanic activity, Mount Rainier has a plethora of waterfalls though, with a 320 foot drop, Comet Falls impresses more than most. The hike out to… Continue reading
As stunning as the beaches and lakes were, Olympic did not disappoint with its glaciated mountains and dense temperate rainforest. The 17 mile drive from the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Hurricane… Continue reading