Hidden Lake Peak, 9/15-2012 – 9/16/2012

WOW would be an understatement for the sight of stars covering the sky as far as the eye could see as we stepped out of the lookout after a delicious dinner consisting of… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 9, North Pyuallup – Mowich Lake, 8/12/2012

It was hard to break camp that morning knowing this was the last day of our adventure. We had a 15-mile day ahead of us, so we did not procrastinate, and before the… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL , Day 8, Devil’s Dream – North Pyuallup, 8/11/2012

It’s always fun to explore a new area, and this day was all about it. We entered the part of the park we never been to, not on the Wonderland Trail, neither any… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 7, Paradise River – Devil’s Dream, 8/10/2012

Another re-supply day. A bucket of goodies awaited us in Longmire, including cookies and a bottle of wine. We arrived there at a good time, after a brief stop at Narada Falls, and… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 6, Nickel Creek – Paradise River, 8/9/2012

We were now entering what is considered the least interesting part of the loop, a long slog down and up with not many jaw dropping views, too close to civilization, and probably the… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 5, Summerland – Nickel Creek, 8/8/2012

With a long day ahead of us, longest so far, we decided to have an early start but when we woke up the first time, everything was socked in. Our site felt like… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 4, Sunrise Camp – Summerland, 8/7/2012

It happened that our camp site with a nice view, was not as flat as it appeared, and most of the night we end up slipping off our pads, so when we got… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 3, Mystic Lake – Sunrise Camp, 8/6/2012

Getting up early paid off. Not only we escaped the heat, most of the morning was overcast, but we also got to Sunrise Camp first, and though could be really picky about choosing… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 2, Cataract Valley – Mystic Lake, 8/5/2012

The morning sun woke us up at 6:30 a.m., and it was surprisingly warm already. So warm that even a downhill walk under a thick canopy of trees produced sweat. Various berry bushes… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 1, Mowich Lake – Cataract Valley, 8/4/2012

When I first learned that I would have to switch my vacation from beginning of July to beginning of August due to some scheduling difficulties in our office, I frowned. Four more weeks… Continue reading