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Have You Been Stricken With Larch Madness?

Douglas Scott for Curbed Seattle

By now, you have seen the pictures across social media and heard your outdoor adventure friends talk about their most-recent larch adventure in the Cascades. If you haven’t, I am impressed. In the Pacific Northwest, larch fever is easier to catch than a whiff of pumpkin spice at a Starbucks.


Explore the Wonders of the Northern Olympic Peninsula

Douglas Scott for Roots Rated and Outdoor Research

I have said it before and I will say it again, until my dying days: You need to explore the northern Olympic Peninsula.


A Dozen and Half Wildflower Hikes to Explore Outside of Seattle

Douglas Scott for Curbed Seattle

We all love wildflowers. You could say we go wild for them. You probably shouldn’t, but one could if they wanted to make a terrible dad joke. Because of the allure and draw of the flower bloom, I was asked by Curbed Seattle to write a post that helps residents of Seattle and the Puget Sound see the best of the wildflower blooms. From the Olympics to Rainier, and even hikes around Snoqualmie, I highlighted a few of my favorite spots. Yes, I also included a piece on being a good steward of the land, making sure we have wildflower fields for generations to come. Give it a read. You’ll like it… if you like wildflowers.

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