Category Archives: Oreo

30 hikes in 30 days: Week in review

Saturday, March 14 already! That’s exciting, really, really exciting. Means Monday is my half-way mark, yippeeeeee! This week has been a hard one. I’ve been waking up exhausted and it’s been a real struggle to keep pushing on and continuing … Continue reading

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Day 9 and 10: Negotiations

Yesterday’s hike, March 10, was a tough one. Not the actual trail. I went on Cottonwood again. I had intended to go up Cottonwood 300, a branch, and did walk up it about 100 metres…but then I turned around and … Continue reading

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10K-A-Day: Cottonwood

Went up Cottonwood Creek today, 5K up and 5K back. Actually a little father but closer enough. There was a ton of elk sign along the trail today that looked quite fresh, and the dogs were pretty interested so I … Continue reading

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10K-A-Day: Unknown trail

  Yesterday I did another hike first thing. Arrived at the trailhead, again only about a 7 min drive from my house. Parked the car after finding a spot in all of the cars already there–it was a gorgeous day … Continue reading

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10K: Widow Main

On January 20, 2015, I got up as usual to take the dogs for a walk. Felt like trying a new trail, so I went to this one, known as Widow. I had been up about 1 or 2 km … Continue reading

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This too shall pass

  This weekend, it’s not all roses and sunshine; instead it’s rain clouds and challenges. Seems to be more than our shares of annoyances in the past few days. Oddly enough, I feel they are all thematically related to weakened … Continue reading

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Botanical Loop, Juan de Fuca

      Last week I had a few days off in the middle of the week and drove down to Port Renfrew with the dogs so I could check out the Juan de Fuca park. We did the little … Continue reading

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