I anticipated steamy, hot temperatures; lots of biting insects and ticks; and plenty of stinging nettles on overgrown trails in (relatively) less frequented areas of the park
I was scheduled to go to Seattle for a work trip, so I reached out to Max (Yet) and Doug Ide, the local DCUL-ers, for route suggestions. They both ended up being free those days, so we soon put together a route for the 3 of us. Despite having both lived in Seattle for years,... Continue Reading →
Over dinner, we decided to schedule an extra-early start so we could hit Old Rag’s ridge at sunrise on Sunday. Night (pre-dawn?) hiking was new for a lot of people, and definitely a bit unusual for an LM, but we were eager to have the scramble to ourselves.
As night fell, the group stayed warm and comfy surrounding the fire while sharing good conversation, spirits, and desserts.