Mount Saint Helens – Summit

Can I have two tickets for the top of Saint Helen’s, please? … $22 each? … Do you take American Express? That is about what it takes to commit yourself to summiting Mount Saint Helens, an active volcano located in the Pacific Northwest’s aptly named “Ring of Fire”. As described in an earlier post, K and I…

Mount Saint Helens – Loowit Trail

Fourth of July weekend is a great time for a tramp. While the hoards head for the city to partake in the parades, fried food and fireworks, K and I prefer to travel in the opposite direction: to the parks. This year we decided to celebrate Independence Day on the Loowit Trail, a 36-mile loop…