Hiking Maple Pass Loop | North Cascades

Hiking Maple Pass Loop | North Cascades

Maple Pass Loop| Written by Brian Callender | Photography by Julie Boyd  Hiking Maple Pass: Hike Details Starting Elevation: 4,857 ft. Distance: 7.5 miles (hiking counter-clockwise) Elevation Gain: 2,200 Hike Type: Day-Hike Difficulty Level: Moderate-Difficult Food Storage: No bear boxes are provided Restrooms: Pit toilet at 

Hiking the Chain Lakes Loop | Mount Baker-Snoqualmie NF

Hiking the Chain Lakes Loop | Mount Baker-Snoqualmie NF

Chain Lakes Loop| Written by Brian Callender | Photography by Julie Boyd Chain Lakes Loop: Hike Details Starting Elevation: 4,250 ft. Distance: 7.2 miles (hiking clockwise) Elevation Gain: 1,837 Hike Type: Day-Hike Difficulty Level: Moderate-Difficult Food Storage: We didn’t come across any bear boxes, but this is a 

Hiking to Colchuck Lake | Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Hiking to Colchuck Lake | Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Written by Brian Callender | Photography by Julie Boyd The Alpine Lakes Wilderness is a hiker’s paradise located in the state of Washington, about 2.5 hours east of Seattle. It is a place that has particularly hit my radar of late as I began to 

Hiking Joffre Lakes | British Columbia

Hiking Joffre Lakes | British Columbia

Written by Brian Callender | Photography by Julie Boyd One of the central appeals to staying in Vancouver, when planning our trip, was its close proximity to outdoor activities. As much as we enjoy visiting a new city, we find ourselves eager to get outside