Take A Hike With Me: Hells Canyon National Historic Trail ~ Idaho, U.S.A.

  This spring, my wife and I embarked on a long planned 24 mile hike along the gorgeous, rugged, and remote wilderness Hells Canyon National Historic Trail, along the Snake River. The hike began not on foot, but aboard the Kirby Ranch triple jet, jetboat. We hitched a ride from Pittsburgh Landing, with the annual Hells … More Take A Hike With Me: Hells Canyon National Historic Trail ~ Idaho, U.S.A.

Take A Hike With Me Through The Gospel Hump Wilderness Of Idaho: Into Shepp Ranch And Back

     A year or so ago I began planning an out and back hike to visit my good pals who just took over as the new caretakers/head guides, of one of the iconic Salmon River wilderness ranches, Shepp Ranch Outfitters. The private ranch is located at the confluence of the Salmon river, and Crooked creek, … More Take A Hike With Me Through The Gospel Hump Wilderness Of Idaho: Into Shepp Ranch And Back

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