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Mt. St. Helens, May 2013

I finally made it to the summit of Mt. St. Helens, Washington, again, in May. The last time I was up top was during my late Teewinot’s last climb. MSH is a fantastic, easy climb with over 5500 feet of elevation gain. I took my time, many breaks, and summited …

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Silver Star, April 2013

Silver Star mountain rises 4,364 feet above sea level and provides unparalleled views of Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Adams, Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson, and Saddle Mountain. If you haven’t climbed it, you should!

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2012 Skiing Recap

January We started 2012 with our 2nd annual “Ride-N The New Year” tradition, which is our attempt at skiing or riding (snowboarding) in the New Year, instead of partying like most folks do. This year (not 2013!) we camped for a few days up on Mt. St. Helens, where we …

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Seattle seaplane lesson June 2011

In June 2011, Katt and I decided to treat ourselves to a mutual birthday present, that came in the form of a seaplane lesson at Seattle Seaplanes on Lake Union. Bob, our instructor, was very friendly and informative. He didn’t even throw me in the lake! Seriously, though, he was …