Hiking

Becoming The Laties

I can remember long ago when Kirk and I were the first to the trailhead, nearly every week. We'd be up in the dark, grabbing breakfast and lattes on the way and parking as the sun came up over the mountains. It'd be freezing cold, and it was July, but we were FIRST. We'd hike… Continue reading Becoming The Laties

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Local Adventures: Fitting In A Missing Section

Sunday was a bluebird morning, blue skies and it simply said "go hiking" and to ignore the always huge pile of chores to be done. So we did. I was in the mood for views, so we headed to the Ebey area on Whidbey Island. Which of course was packed with other hikers (because starting… Continue reading Local Adventures: Fitting In A Missing Section

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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

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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

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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