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Harvesting a Christmas Tree

Have you ever thought about heading into the woods and cutting your own Christmas tree? If you haven’t considered it, you should! This was our first year cutting our own tree, and it was a great learning experience! How Much Does it Cost? A…

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Little Mashel Falls

“Little Mashel Falls” is actually three different waterfalls in one area. They are all located within the Pack Forest and, fortunately, there are no passes or fees required to enjoy this trail! Location: Southwest WA, Eatonville Roundtrip: 5 mi. Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Gain:…

Eureka! Survivor 2 Backpacking Tent

This was my first experience with using a Eureka! product, and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. I was slightly familiar with the name when I purchased this tent, but the main reason I made the purchase was simply that it seemed…

First Aid Certification!

The Northwest Quest has spent the last few weekends indoors- and it was well worth it! We’re happy to announce that, after hours of lecture, study, and testing, we’ve been certified to provide wilderness and mountaineering oriented first aid! This training program was facilitated…

Dehydrated Chicken

Dehydrating chicken is relatively fast and easy, and getting into the habit of making your own backpacking meals can save you a ton of money! This is a quick guide on how to dehydrate chicken to be used in your very own backpacking meals!…

Kalaloch Campground

Kalaloch is a gem atop a bluff along Washington’s Pacific coast. The area is lush and green, and many of the sites have ocean views. One word of caution though: they don’t call this area rainforest for nothing. Location: Olympic National Park Rating: ★★★★★ Price: $22 Online…

Kestner Homestead

Location: Quinault, Olympic NP Roundtrip: 1.5 miles Difficulty: Easy Gain: 30 ft. Rating: ★★★ The Kestner homestead was originally claimed in 1891, by Anton Kestner. After serving as a homestead for many years the property came into the possession of the National Forest Service. However,…

Kalaloch Beach Clean Up