Back In The High Life

We’ll have ourselves a timeAnd we’ll dance ’til the morning sunAnd we’ll let the good times come inAnd we won’t stop ’til we’re done Steve Winwood We may only be at 5,000 ft above sea level, but we climbed 2,500 ft of that on foot, with packs. It feels as mountainous here in N Cascades […]

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Who Am I

From the depths of the sea, back to the block… Then I step through the fog and I creep through the smog… What’s my motherfucking name? Snoop Dogg Or really who are any of us to think we can pull off the crazy shit we did today! In yesterday’s post I mentioned the final obstecale […]

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The day I went to Canada

Last night I did not sleep good so I was very tired. But I still got up packed up and going. I had a apple sauce and a meat stick you have to get protein right. It only took us half an hour to get back to the car and are happy to report Fred […]

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Backpacking out of North Cascades

This morning we woke up to the best song. No it wasn’t the birds or the river or something majestic like that. Instead, it was Say You Will by Foreigner. I can’t think of a better song to wake up to. We had a marvelous suprise this morning. Everything was SOAKED. EVERYTHING. Apparently, it had […]

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The day I found something out

Today started like every other day, getting woken too early, making me a bit grumpy. Grabbing breakfast and driving before our hike. I was still grumpy when we got to the trailhead and hearing that today we had a three thousand foot incline with huge packs on our backs did not help. So I started […]

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Day 33: North Cascade National Park

I’m so happy. I’m exhausted, sore, sweaty, dirty, hungry, but so happy. I know these adventures won’t last forever. They can’t. The girls are 13 and 11. We only have a few years until summer jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, or studies will take priority of their summer schedules. Their childhoods are much closer to ending […]

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