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Hike of the Month: Denny Creek Trail

Hike of the Month: Denny Creek Trail

Denny Creek and Melakwa Lake Hike Denny Creek Trail to Melakwa Lake is a really amazing hike. It can get busy, but the trail is long enough that it absorbs people pretty well. I went on a beautiful 80 degree Friday and the parking lot […]

On Hiking: 5 of the many reasons to spend time in the forest

On Hiking: 5 of the many reasons to spend time in the forest

The forest has been an important part of my life since childhood. As a kid, family vacations often consisted of camping trips, and I was lucky to live in a rural area where nature was right outside the front door. As I?ve gotten older, and […]

Autoimmune Paleo Backpacking Foods

Autoimmune Paleo Backpacking Foods

My mom and I take at least one multi-day backpacking trip each summer. When I was a teenager, we would bring along the usual staples of ramen, grain-based energy bars, grits, cheese, snickers bars (my favorite!), and plenty of other non-paleo snacks. When we made […]