Hoh River Trail- Day 1

Monday 8/23/2021 Miles Hiked: 9.1 Ascent (Descent): 476 (160) Start: Hoh River Trailhead End: Olympus Ranger Station Camp After driving up from Cascade Locks we finally hit the trail about 5:30 pm. We had obtained a permit for the Olympic Guard Station campsite and had 9.1 miles to hike in to camp. The trail follows the Hoh River valley upstream […]

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Florida National Parks

Carrie and I just completed a whirlwind tour of the Florida National Parks. Our itinerary was fast and adventure filled: Day 1 – Biscayne National Park – kayaking and tour of Boca Chita Key. Day 2-3 – Dry Tortugas National Park – ferry ride, tour of Fort Jefferson, snorkeling, and camping on the key Day 4-6 – drive up the keys site-seeing, […]

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