Come join us on a family hike in Kingston, WA!
Film: The Barkley Marathons Source: Netflix About: “Every year, 40 international runners descend upon a small town in Tennessee to test their mental and physical limits against the Barkley Marathons. Devised as a mockery of James Earl Ray’s historic prison escape gone awry, the race has seen only 10 finishers in its first 25 years. TheContinue reading “Great Running Documentaries”
Charlie’s second race in the Winter Trail Series by Northwest Trail Runs. After the breakfast burrito fiasco at Whole Foods before the Carkeek Cooler, we decided to stay home and make egg sandwiches and ice coffee ourselves this time. Another necessary change was Charlie’s trail footwear, his Merrels were slipping on every wet surface and noContinue reading “12k at the Ravenna Refresher”
Not bad for his FIRST race! So proud of his progress in such a short amount of time, he is definitely pumped and ready for the rest of the Winter Trail Series.
Both Charlie and I were practically jumping at the chance to go back to Gold Bar. We were working a lot of hours at this time and being outside was by far our new favorite release, especially since we had one day of the week to do it together for the entire day. I don’tContinue reading “Gold Bar, WA: Bridal Falls & Lake Serene”
Charlie and I worked with John where we first met at Whole Foods for two years. Not only that, but he also lived in our same neighborhood for two years! We bonded with John’s love for dogs, work ethic, and healthy lifestyle. Fast forward two years after changing jobs, homes, and even our lifestyles too,Continue reading “Issaquah, WA: Bullitt Fireplace Trail on Squak Mountain”
I had hiked Snow Lake with my dad, step mom, sister, and step brother a really long time ago as a child, and although I could not remember all the details, I still referred to it as my favorite hike to date. I just remember being exhausted and ill prepared wearing Goodwill jeans from theContinue reading “Snoqualmie Pass, WA: Snow Lake”
Charlie had recently gone night hiking with a couple past coworkers of ours on Bandera Mountain, so we decided to go to one of their other recommended spots together in Gold Bar called Wallace Falls and Lake. Even though I am from the area, I had not even remembered the town of Gold Bar. NotContinue reading “Gold Bar, Wa: Wallace Falls & Lake”
I HIGHLY recommend going here for the first time during a sunset AND taking the trek to get there instead of parking straight to the bottom to fully enjoy this experience.