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Chipmunks and a New Lens

By Ian Faulds / September 21, 2014

Last week I read a report of the best fire lookout hikes in Washington and settled on Granite Peak for Saturday’s excursion. At the summit a family of chipmunks decided to join us for a snack and got quite friendly after some coaxing. This provided the perfect opportunity to test out the brand new 50mm […]


Dip in Melakwa Lake

By Ian Faulds / September 10, 2014

For months we have been trying to swim at an alpine lake but the waters have always been too cold. The summer months are quickly speeding by and we are rapidly running out of time to get that swim in before the cold fall rains arrive, so we figured for our first hike of September […]


Photo of the Month: August 2014

By Ian Faulds / September 3, 2014

August sure flew by didn’t it? This month included multiple hikes, a few soccer games, and a trip to the Olympic peninsula. Here are my top five photos from those adventures.