Slocan Lookout Hike

Today was one of those fun hikes – not strenuous, although I keep thinking that it should have been given how steep the trail was. And maybe it would have been if we’d been travelling fast. But – ha! Try moving quickly when you’re scrambling up or under blowdown every ten steps.

I’d like to note that I have about 13 new cuts on my legs and my left arm is still bleeding! So there! Top that!

I know I always strive to have good summer legs (exceptionally good so far this year) but now I also am developing good summer arms. How about that?

Krista is such a joy to hike with – and of course, Nicky – my hiking bestie – we had fun, even through all the prickly, scratchy bits.

And then we got back and I had casually mentioned to Nicky that when it came time to buy new hiking boots, REI in Spokane was the way to go. Then, I get home, get out of the bath and hear my phone ring. So I get the phone – standing naked and slightly bleeding (arm) in the upstairs hall and she mentions that REI has a 30% off sale that ends tomorrow.

You know where this is heading, right?

You bet – road trip tomorrow!

If there’s no post tomorrow, just know that it’s going to be a very long road trip.


I blame it all on Nicky. (The secret of a happy life – know who to blame.)

About goodyniosi

Writer, avid(!!!) hiker - living life to the fullest. Love, life, bliss - getting high on getting high (in the alpine that is)
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