Mya Greatest Adventure

You might be wondering why I misspelled the word “my” in the title. After all, I’m a 29-year-old writer who should know better! Well, “Mya” is the name of my almost 9-month-old daughter. She’s blonde-haired, blue-eyed, and blows spit bubbles like you wouldn’t believe. My wife, Trisha, and I took our beautiful little cuddle bug … More Mya Greatest Adventure

David’s Top 3 North Idaho + Western Montana Mountain Lakes

North Idaho is home to some of the most incredible lakes known to (mountain) mankind. Growing up in North Idaho, I’ve had the pleasure of exploring some of the many mountain lakes within near here. The only question we may face as backcountry enthusiasts is this: “what lake shall we venture to next?” To help … More David’s Top 3 North Idaho + Western Montana Mountain Lakes

Back to Banks Lake

Rock climbing in the summer can be brutal. The sun turns any rock face into a giant skillet, frying whoever decides to climb it. So to avoid the summer heat, our climbing crew chose to hit up Banks Lake in Washington. This place is a climber’s paradise. Located near the Grand Coulee Dam, Banks Lake … More Back to Banks Lake