Hiking Granite Mountain, Washington

Granite Mountain Hiking In The Snow

Granite Mountain is best known for three things: a decommissioned yet still super cool fire lookout tower, sweeping views, and remarkably high avalanche danger. It’s a beautiful mountain, especially once you get above about 4000 feet and the terrain shifts to a nearly-alpine fantasyland of little tarns, ice cold waterfalls, and stepping stones crossing mossy … [Read More]

Hiking Poo Poo Point, Issaquah, Washington

Poo Poo Point, Issaquah, Washington

I can’t say this was my first hike, like many western Washington hikers can, because I spent some time in my youth trekking around Yosemite, Sequoia, Hawaii, and the Angeles Crest Forest, and when I moved to Washington from California, I was taken to the usual Rattlesnake Ledge and Snow Lake sorts of places as … [Read More]