Monthly Archive: November 2017

A glowing tent tent with Mt. Rainier in the background. Winter camping tips. 2

Winter Camping Tips

Winter camping had been on my list of things to do for a while, but I hadn’t mustered up the will to bear the cold night.  Between the extra gear that is involved, unknown rules, and the cold, it had remained a dream.  During my last visit to Mt. Rainier to snowshoe around Paradise, I talked with a Park Ranger who laid out the rules for winter camping and talked me into camping for the night.  So, here a few tips from my first winter camping trip.

Fall foliage in the mountains and lining the Wenatchee River in Leavenworth, Washington. Boundless Journey Photography 2

Autumn in Leavenworth

The little town of Leavenworth, WA is high up on my list of favorite mountain towns.  It’s not your typical mountain town, but one with a bit of a twist.  Originally a logging town that failed, it was looking for a way to revive its economy and eventually settled on an idea.  To become a German themed town…and they pulled it off!