The Best Hikes in Washington State: Our 25 Favorite Trails
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The Best Hikes in Washington State: Our 25 Favorite Trails

Despite growing up in the Seattle area, I (Matt here!) had never really explored the hiking trails in Washington State until relatively recently. By the time I was into hiking, which is all thanks to Alysha who was essentially born with a backpack on, I had moved down to California with an eye on making…

The Amazing Enchanted Valley Trail in Olympic National Park
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The Amazing Enchanted Valley Trail in Olympic National Park

If you’re looking for a comprehensive guide that covers everything you need to know to hike the Enchanted Valley Trail in Olympic National Park, you’re in the right place! We spent a few nights out in the backcountry exploring the valley, and we absolutely loved it. We’re here to help you plan your backcountry adventure…

How to Hike the Jaw-Dropping Burroughs Mountain Trail
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How to Hike the Jaw-Dropping Burroughs Mountain Trail

The Burroughs Mountain Trail in Mount Rainier National Park is full of never ending views, which puts it in our top tier of hikes in the park. At first, you get a clear view of Mount Rainier while you traverse Sourdough Ridge, then it disappears behind the burroughs while you ascend the first burroughs (we’ll…

Hiking the Amazing Naches Peak Loop Trail at Mt. Rainier
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Hiking the Amazing Naches Peak Loop Trail at Mt. Rainier

While there are many, many amazing hikes in Mount Rainier National Park, few of them offer as good a payoff-to-effort ratio as the Naches Peak Loop trail. Located at Chinook Pass just east of Mount Rainier, this hike gives you a trio of amazing characteristics: blankets of multicolored wildflowers in the summer, spectacular views of…

Hiking the Incredible Colchuck Lake Trail: A Complete Guide
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Hiking the Incredible Colchuck Lake Trail: A Complete Guide

Tucked away in the eastern foothills of the Cascade range near the town of Leavenworth, you’ll find a slice of paradise. At least if you’re mountain people like we are. We’ll take an alpine lake backed by a rocky peak over a wide sandy beach any day of the week. The Colchuck Lake trail takes…