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After a winter and spring of rain and cold, I can’t wait to get outdoors, and what better way than a hike? I am lucky to have tons of options for awesome day hikes in Washington—and even luckier that the The Girl and Monkey Boy are willing to go...
If you’ve spent any time in the woods, you’ve probably made some epic backcountry blunders. I certainly have. In fact, the only reason I’m able to give any “clever” hiking advice is because of all the laughably bad mistakes I’ve made over the years. At one point or another I’ve fallen victim to every one of the blunders listed below (and then some!).