The Pacific Coast in Northern and Central Oregon was just spectacular: jagged coast, dramatic cliffs, baby powder sand, deep blue and green water, prominent sea stacks, and sun. This post features some of… Continue reading
I stayed overnight near Cape Disappointment and in the morning decided to hike the bluff to the eponymous Cape Disappointment Lighthouse. Starting at Waikiki Beach, I climbed to the top, where the still-active… Continue reading
View from my evening walk at Cape Disappointment State Park on my last night in Washington.
Mount St. Helens National Monument showcases the aftermath of the devastating 1980 eruption, inviting visitors to explore the various changes to the landscape. Far from being completely surrounded by barren lava fields, Mount… Continue reading
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
I’ll be in North Cascades National Park for the next few days but I’m going to set up posts on Mount Rainier to post in my absence. The first is below. My first… Continue reading