On the edge of “Hell”: Rapid River Wild and Scenic River and Trail

The nationally designated wild and scenic Rapid river flows out of one of Idaho, U.S.A’s most impressive wilderness mountain ranges, the Seven Devils. Once the edge of the Pacific ocean these ancient mountains now sit high above the Pacific Northwest river country they surround. The highest peaks tower nearly 10,000 feet above the depths of … More On the edge of “Hell”: Rapid River Wild and Scenic River and Trail

Crossing The South Mowich River – Mount Rainier National Park

On day three, of our hike around Mount Rainier’s Wonderland Trail, we were greeted with some cold, fast moving water from the South Mowich river. With large packs, a few hundred yards to cross, and 8 miles, plus two thousand feet elevation gain to still hike, our nerves were on alert. The glacial rivers of … More Crossing The South Mowich River – Mount Rainier National Park

Follow Me To The Summit: South Loon Peak ~ Salmon River Mountains

The Salmon River Mountains in Central Idaho, U.S.A., was once described by early surveyors of the United States Geological Society, as a,”…convoluted, monstrosity…” Roughly 120 miles East to West, and 110 miles South to North, the Salmon River Range fills nearly the entirety of Central Idaho. One of the largest un-damned, wild rivers in the … More Follow Me To The Summit: South Loon Peak ~ Salmon River Mountains