Mount Rainier – 5/15

It’s impossible to see Mount Rainier from Seattle and not have your mind blown; it looks fake, it’s simply so big on the horizon. I’m sure Washington residents eventually get used to it, but every time I’ve visited Seattle the mountain captivates me. Taryn makes fun of how obsessed I am with the “scale” of […]

Trip Report

North Ridge of Mt. Stuart – 8/28

Facing mid-summer heat and dangerously bad air from the California fires (after spending 2+ hours sheltering under rocks from lightening, I can confirm the phrase “historic lightening siege” is accurate) Taryn and I decided to Seattle for a week to visit friends and check out the Cascades. I took Friday off work and in keeping […]