Category Archives: hiking

Mosquito Cove

With a pretty good fall gale forecast to arrive tomorrow, this seemed like it might be the last opportunity for the year to get out in conditions approaching summer (~60F and sunny). Rowan suggested we go out to Mosquito Cove, … Continue reading

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Indian River Valley

Today was my brother’s last full day in town, and after raining most of the week he’s been here, the day dawned sunny and the weather forecast was decent. We decided to take advantage of it and headed up Indian … Continue reading

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Herring Cove to Beaver Lake Loop

Late Summer at Herring Cove Trailhead I had heard a report of a hen goldeneye with young on Beaver Lake almost two weeks ago, and with my parents’ visit it had slipped my mind. I still wanted to go up … Continue reading

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Harbor Mountain Berry Picking

Normally, when my parents’ early August visit is too early for the blueberries to be ripe on Harbor Mountain. However, with this year’s minimal snow pack and early melt, I thought there was a chance some would be ripe, and … Continue reading

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Thimbleberry Lake

Connor has been wanting to get over to Heart Lake to go fishing for trout with his grandpa. The first time they tried (without me), they all turned back after seeing a sign indicating a sow with a cub had … Continue reading

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Indian River Valley

Today I helped out with a visiting class that was going for a walk up Indian River trail. They were from University of San Francisco (if I remember correctly) and doing a course in cooperation with the Sitka Sound Science … Continue reading

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