141 – Lummi Island – Baker Preserve

Another ferry ride, another hike! This time on the Whatcom Chief to Lummi Island to hike through the Baker Preserve to the top of Lummi Island.With ferns so tall, we called this a fern forest!The trail works its way up to the one of the highest points on Lummi Island, and once on top, there is... Continue Reading →

140 – Backpacking Lake Chelan – On to Stehekin

This was the final day of our Lake Chelan backpacking trip, the day we finally reached the remote town of Stehekin. We were scheduled to catch the ferry back to the original starting point of this journey. To read more about this entire backpacking trip, see -Hike #44 - Backpacking Lake Chelan - Moore Point... Continue Reading →

136 – Thunder Creek Trail

We accessed to the trailhead for Thunder Creek Trail from the parking lot of the Colonial Creek Campground along Highway 20 about 24 miles east of the town of Marblemount. Unable to drive all the way into the campground and to the trailhead until the Memorial Day weekend, we parked in a lot just outside of the main camping area and walked... Continue Reading →

135 – Guemes Mountain Trail

What an awesome hike this was! What hike starts with a ferry ride and takes you all the way to the highest point on one of the San Juan Islands? The Guemes Mountain Trail! Go here - http://www.skagitcounty.net/common/asp/?d=publicworksferry&c=general&p=ferry.htm - for information on the Guemes Island Ferry. Here, Dena and I enjoy the sunshine on the deck of the ferry as... Continue Reading →

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