Category Archives: Hiking

These things are as light as a …..


The picture on the banner of my blog depicts Little Annapurna, a wonderful peak in the Enchantment Range in the Alpine Lake Wilderness Area in central Washington State.  Last August I went on a five-day hike to the Enchantments with my … Continue reading

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Water, water every where and quite a few drops to drink


Water is a miraculous substance.  We have a lot of water on the earth, but most we can’t drink.  Of all the water on the earth, humans can only drink 3/10 of 1% of it.  Over 90% of the fresh … Continue reading

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It’s like sleeping on air. No really


Hiking has been a Briggs’ family activity for many years.  My father and I often hiked in the Cascade Mountains near our home in Seattle while I was growing up.  Now my son Benjamin and I carry on the Briggs’ hiking tradition each … Continue reading

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