Wanderings on Funk Mountain

Wanderings on Funk Mountain by Matthew Tangeman In the mood to get out, but not in the mood to exert too much energy? Maybe just want to zip up to a prominent high point to watch the day end? Funk Mountain is... Read More...

Camping Memories

by Sarah Shaffer Cody Graf and Kate Bonnett trail running through wildflower blooms on the top of Steamboat Rock. The goal for myself and my family this spring and summer is to get out backpacking and ca... Read More...

Creating Memories

by Hannah Graves Three miles up a gravel road that has split from the top of Stevens Pass, we park the red SUV in a wildflower lined dirt parking lot.  I step out of the car, roll my shoulders, stretch m... Read More...

The Togetherness Quotient

The Togetherness Quotient by Andy Dappen “Too much togetherness – it drives people apart.” It’s what I tell people when they ask, “Why doesn’t your wife join you on more of your outdoor adventures?” E... Read More...

Awe

by Andy Dappen A recent article in Parade Magazine discussed the power of awe in buoying happiness, healing psychological issues, and maintaining health. Some interesting quotes from the article: Awe is t... Read More...