A week on Vancouver Island's West Coast Trail

In a recent article it was pointed out how my generation, born between ’77 and ’83, has been subcategorized. Apparently...

Glacier Peak Circumnavigation, Glaciers 147-153

After my friend Adam’s passing this year, I’ve pondered where I’d like my ashes to be spread when I...

Chilliwack 4-pack: Rahm, Custer, Redoubt and Spickard, Plus Glaciers 142-146

“Depot Falls,” I was told. “Go!” Years after this suggestion I dangled above Depot Falls. With my fate entrusted to a branch, I understood,...

Adam Roberts, RIP: 2/11/85-12/27/16

On my desk I have a quote taped there. It comes from a fortune cookie. It says, “A man’s...

The Olympic Traverse

May 11-19, 2016 – By Jason Hummel Out my front door three blocks down 30th St. is a trail...
Adventures, Backpacking, British Columbia, hiking
A week on Vancouver Island's West Coast Trail
Adventures, Skiing, Stories, Washington State
Glacier Peak Circumnavigation, Glaciers 147-153
Adventures, Backpacking, Skiing, Stories, Washington State
Chilliwack 4-pack: Rahm, Custer, Redoubt and Spickard, Plus Glaciers 142-146
Blog, short stories, Stories
Adam Roberts, RIP: 2/11/85-12/27/16
Adventures, Backpacking, Olympic National Park, Skiing, Stories, Washington State
The Olympic Traverse
Adventures, Backpacking, Skiing, Stories, Washington State

Mount Daniel Circuit

May 30, 2015: Jason Hummel and Jeff Rich Fog and clouds ghosted through the surrounding fir trees and tiptoed over the placid waters of Tucquala Lake, the evening I arrived to the trailhead for Mount Daniel (7959 feet), the tallest peak in Washington’s Alpine…

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Adventures, Backpacking, Skiing, Stories, Washington State

The Forbidden Tour

March 7-9, 2015: Jason Hummel, Mike and Andy Traslin and Jeff Rich The Forbidden Tour, pioneered in the late ’90s, has become renown by Washington State’s tight knit backcountry ski community as a cascade classic. Not only does this route…

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Adventures, Backpacking, Skiing, Stories, Washington State

The Painted Traverse

February 15-19, 2015: Jason Hummel, Rowan Stewart and Jeff Rich ~With 894 square miles of wilderness, it’s easy to discover corners of Washington’s Glacier Peak Wilderness I’ve ignored. That being said, I’ve seen a lot of it. Months of my life have…

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