Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Noble Creek Transit Park

When I moved back to Whidbey Island in 2018, driving into Langley, I noticed across from the Whidbey Fairgrounds, on Camano Avenue, is a park and ride. It's not a big one, but is carved into the woods, next to the fire station. And you might think..."Sarah, you "hiked" a park and ride?" Yes. Yes,… Continue reading Local Adventures: Noble Creek Transit Park

Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Beach View Farm Trail

The Beach View Farm Trail is one of the 2021 additions to Whidbey Camano Land Trust's many public lands on Whidbey Island. I had been waiting for this one to open, not so patiently. Covid bumped it back quite a bit. Yesterday I carved out the time to go walk it with Kirk in the… Continue reading Local Adventures: Beach View Farm Trail

Gear · Hiking Gear

Gear Review: Deuter AC Lite 22 SL Pack

This Spring I picked up a Deuter AC Lite 22 SL pack to join my other Deuter backpacks (I own 4 packs by them now). Deuter packs are for me the only brand I can wear in comfort. As I mentioned in my review in 2019 on my previous purchase, I have a short torso… Continue reading Gear Review: Deuter AC Lite 22 SL Pack

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Forest Art Exploring

Last year, in early Fall, the boys had a chance to take a class from Sound Water Stewards on our island. They were offering summer classes this year, and I got them signed up for the Forest Art class. The class was held at Fort Ebey State Park on Whidbey Island. We got to the… Continue reading Forest Art Exploring

Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Possession Sound Preserve

Possession Sound Preserve is brand new to the vast collection of hiking choices thru the Whidbey Camano Land Trust on Whidbey Island. Located just a few miles from the Clinton Ferry Dock, it makes a perfect first stop to stretch the legs if you are spending a weekend on the island. This short hike (1… Continue reading Local Adventures: Possession Sound Preserve