Washington

Southern Washington: The Beginning of the End

Southern Washington: The Beginning of the End

The first half of Washington was a weird place for me. I was expecting grand views right from the start, but it turned out to be mostly in the dreaded...

Oct 7, 2019 : Mitch Baertlein
Reflecting on Washington

Reflecting on Washington

As I sit in this cafe attached to the hostel I’m staying at in Portland, I’m crunching on a toasted everything bagel, sipping my black coffee, and the Chili Peppers...

Jul 27, 2019 : Alex
Chinook Trail: Shaking a Cold, Big Decisions

Chinook Trail: Shaking a Cold, Big Decisions

After arriving in Lyle I enjoyed a great dinner, made new friends, and closed the bar with the owners of the Lyle Hotel, where I was staying. Unfortunately, as the...

Oct 29, 2018 : Sean Berry
Chinook Trail – White Salmon To Lyle, WA

Chinook Trail – White Salmon To Lyle, WA

White Salmon Zero Day Bailing at Panther Creek, and hitching and shuttling to White Salmon, gave me an unexpected zero day in White Salmon. While I wasn't too sore from...

Oct 24, 2018 : Sean Berry
Gear List: Chinook Trail Thru-Hike On The Washington / Oregon Border

Gear List: Chinook Trail Thru-Hike On The Washington / Oregon Border

With just a couple of weeks before the start of my 300+ mile thru-hike of the Chinook Trail my gear list is dialed in pretty well. I’ve tested it on...

Sep 15, 2018 : Sean Berry
AMC and My Experience in The Whites

AMC and My Experience in The Whites

A New Kind of Beautiful Trail The Whites have shown me something I could never imagine among its many mountains. No longer are the wooded tunnels of the south, the...

Sep 20, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Fourth of July in DC: A Sailor’s Memorial, Visiting Friends, and a Car Accident

Fourth of July in DC: A Sailor’s Memorial, Visiting Friends, and a Car Accident

Headed to D.C. Hey, everyone. @BarefootHiker here. As of this post, I am still at Mile 862. I will have rested for almost two weeks before attempting to get back...

Jul 3, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
How to Thru-Hike the Wonderland Trail

How to Thru-Hike the Wonderland Trail

In my last post- My Wonderland Trail Gear List- I unveiled my intentions to thru-hike the Wonderland Trail.  I'm happy to report that we (I hiked with a pair of friends)...

Aug 30, 2016 : Zach
The Day I Became Hiker Trash

The Day I Became Hiker Trash

A few years back, my good friend Christina took one of those major life leaps so many people only dream of making. Trying to figure out her place in this...

Aug 11, 2016 : tosh.a