Entries from Postcards from the Trail tagged with 'Camping'

Driving the backroad - FS5900 Entiat to Chelan

Wildflowers amid the destruction On the way in to our campground, we saw the sign for FS5900. We looked at the map and it looked very interesting. It was 31 miles to Lake Chelan shoreline at 25 Mile Creek....

Silver Falls - Entiat

We have taken a likin' to camping and we went again this weekend. The weather has been good so I was hoping to go to the coast. We had two places in mind. One was close to Forks -...

Red Top Fire Lookout

We have passed a sign to Red Top Lookout a million of times on our way to Teanaway hike but we never had a chance to drive up to the top. I have read a couple of hiking reports...

Return to Camping

I started camping in high school. My family only took vacation to visit relatives and the most adventurous thing we ever did was go horseback riding. One of my high school teachers also taught in Outward Bound and started...

Leadbetter State Park

The sun woke us by peaking in the skylight. A sunny day. Whoo Hooo! We planned on hiking so it would be a perfect day. I've found out that Cape Disappointment is one of the foggiest places in the...

Camping at Cape Disappointment

The forecast was for rain. Not exactly what we wanted for a couple of days at the beach but at least we had reserved a yurt. We would stay dry and warm. It was about a 3 hour drive...

Yurt camping

We've been wanting to go camping - or I should say - we've wanted to try camping again. We got a small taste on our trip to California but we haven't tried sleeping in our tents on hard ground for...