Tag Archives: Mountains

Getting to the Olympic Peninsula

Leaving Seattle I headed on a giant car ferry across the sound to Bainbridge Island and on to the north of the Olympic peninsula. The views of the Olympic mountains here were fantastic, and the metal on the boat sang … Continue reading

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Road to Opals in Nevada

I took a special trip with my dad a couple years ago to mine for opals. The desert landscapes were very photogenic. We left from Winnemucca, which is definitely not a made-up town in the middle of nowhere Slightly cloudy … Continue reading

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Donner Pass and Andesite Peak

While the hike up to Castle Peak is famous among hikers, I preferred the less-visited Andesite Peak to its south-west. A good summer time hike out of the worst of the heat, this was still a three mile trek at … Continue reading

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A Foothill Fourth + Hot Springs

Apologies for the delay, I got a bit of writer’s block. A couple years ago I went into the foothills with my best friend to see fireworks and check out the state parks’ events. We had a great time in … Continue reading

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