SASS in the Wild

SASS in the Wild covers all things outdoors with a primary focus on hiking the Northwest’s fabulous wilderness.

Arequipa and Colca Canyon - Sass in the Wild

Hikes

Devil’s Doom Loop

Location: North Cascades (Ross Lake and Pasayten Wilderness)
Length: 43 miles
Recommended Hiking Time: 3-5 days
Rating: Tough

Dungeness Spit

Location: Olympics (Port Angeles/Sequim)
Length: 10 miles round trip to light house
Recommended Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
Rating: Easy

Enchantment Lakes

Location: Wenatchee National Forest/Leavenworth
Length: 20 miles (up to 30 miles with side trips)
Recommended Hiking Time: 3-5 days
Rating: Tough

East Fork Foss River

Location: Central Cascades (Skykomish/Highway 2)
Length: 3.6-18.6 miles
Recommended Hiking Time: 2 hours to 2 days
Rating: Easy to Tough

Goldmyer Hot Springs

Location: North Bend/I-90
Length: 9-20 miles round trip
Recommended Hiking Time: 2-5 hours
Rating: Easy to More Difficult

Hex Mountain

Location: Central Cascades (Cle Elum/Roslyn)
Length: 7 miles
Recommended Hiking Time: 6 hours
Rating: Moderately Difficult

Kendall Katwalk to Pete Lake – PCT

Location: Central Cascades (Snoqualmie Pass/Cle Elum/Roslyn)
Length: About 30 miles
Recommended Hiking Time: 2-3 days
Rating: Moderately Difficult

Lanham Lake

Location: Central Cascades (Stevens Pass/Highway 2)
Length: 3.2 miles
Recommended Hiking Time: 2-4 hours
Rating: Moderate

Marymere Falls

Location: Olympics (Port Angeles/Appleton Pass)
Length: 5 miles round trip
Recommended Hiking Time: 2-3 hours
Rating: Easy

Mount Si

Location: Snoqualmie National Forest/North Bend
Lenth: 8 miles
Recommended Hiking Time: 5-6 hours
Rating: Moderately Difficult

Mud Mountain/White River

Location: Central Cascades (Enumclaw/Hwy 410)
Length: 4-6.5 miles
Recommended Hiking Time: 2-4 hours
Rating: Mellow, Family-friendly

Na Pali Coast (Kalalau Trail)

Location: Kauai, HI
Length: 22 miles (up to 31 miles with side trips)
Recommended Hiking Time: 2-4 days
Rating: Tough

Neahkahnie Mountain

Location: Newhalem (Oregon Coast/Oswald State Park)
Length: 3+ miles round trip
Recommended Hiking Time: 2 hours
Rating: Moderately Difficult

Olympic Hotsprings

Location: Olympics (Lake Crescent)
Length: 2 miles round trip
Recommended Hiking Time: 1 hour
Rating: Easy

Rainy Lake

Location: North Bend/I-90
Length: 7 miles round trip
Recommended Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
Rating: Tough

Short Sands Beach

Location: Newhalem (Oregon Coast/Oswald State Park)
Length: 3+ miles round trip
Recommended Hiking Time: 1.5 hours
Rating: Easy

Waimea Canyon

Location: Kauai, HI
Length: 5 miles (up to 11.6 miles with side trips)
Recommended Hiking Time: 4-6 hours (overnight with side trips)
Rating: Moderately Difficult

West Fork Foss River & Lakes

Location: Central Cascades (Skykomish/Highway 2)
Length: 15 miles round trip to Big Heart Lake
Recommended Hiking Time: 10-12 hours or overnight
Rating: Easy to Moderate

Youngs River Truck Trail

Location: Highway 2 (Monroe)
Length: Varies
Recommended Hiking Time: Varies
Rating: Easy to Moderate

2011 Pacific Crest Trail Adventures

On Hiatus!
Update #1 (Bridge of the Gods to Road 23)
Update #2 (White Pass to Chinook Pass)
Update #3 (Plan B)
Update #4 (Stehekin Loop – PCT, McAlester, Rainbow, and Lake Shore Trails)

Mushroom And Other Foraging

Morel Mushrooms in May

Chantrelle Mushrooms in October

Fall Foraging Hikes (McClellan Butte and Johnson Ridge)

Other Outdoor Recreation

Rock Hunting

Float Trips

Cross Country Skiing at Cabin Creek

Cross Country Skiing in Methow Valley

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