A Man, a Dog and a Trail – What’s a Little Rain Between Friends?

The record breaking precipitation hasn’t kept us off the mountain. What’s a little rain between friends?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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78 Degrees and a Chance of Scenery

Spectacular summer weather begs a return to Quartz Mountain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mt. Kit Carson – Bear Grass Festival

Mt. Kit Carson is currently awash in forest greens and the pale blossoms of Xerophyllum tenax (bear grass).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Click here for more information on hiking near Mt. Kit Carson

Merry Christmas – 2015

Merry Christmas and a Glaedelig Lille Julaften!

Thank you to everyone who stopped by our snowy little corner of the world this year. A very merry holiday to you all.

Quartz Mountain – Aptly Named

Quartz Mountain, just south of  Mt. Spokane, offers spectacular, views.

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The views from Quartz Mountain are spectacular, but the sights along the trail, including Nordic huts, weathered trees and the stones that inspired its name, are part of the story as well.

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Mt. Spokane – Bald Knob Trail

Mt. Spokane’s Bald Knob trail offers expansive views with a touch of history.

 

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In the first week of September, we hiked the Bald Knob trail to some high meadows and a restored CCC cabin. Here are some pics.

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Mt. Spokane – The Last Rays of Summer

Mt. Spokane, crown jewel of the Southern Selkirks, helps us harvest one last summer memory.

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Many of you are familiar with Mt. Spokane as a playground for various winter sports: skiing, boarding, snowmobiling. But during the summer months, its extensive trail system is populated by hikers and mountain bikers as well. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe recently enjoyed a hike during what will certainly be one of the last warm days on the mountain this year. Some of our favorite shots follow.

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