Brad Geyer

  • Hike the Owyhee Canyon Rim

    Because of the Owyhee Wilderness isolation, there are very few access points that would not require a 4x4 vehicle to reach it's flanks. In addition, motorized vehicles are not allowed within the boundaries of the wilderness area, therefore you mus...

    12 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Hike along the White Bluffs of Hanford Reach

    While there are many desert landscapes and sand dunes in Eastern Washington, most are not located in a National Monument and Wildlife Refuge. The Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge is a part of Hanford Reach National Monument, which was once...

    7 miles 1600 ft gain

  • Astrophotography in Vantage

    With milky way season just around the corner, we wanted to get out and shoot some stars even though the galactic core would not be at prime viewing angle. The drive to Vantage is long but pretty straightforward, with the majority being a straight ...

  • Winter Hex Mountain Loop

    There is an existing write-up for Hex Mountain, but we created a twist on this classic by making it into a loop. I can only assume that it can also be done in the summer. Many people will ski or snowshoe up in the winter. It is a fairly dry trail ...

    7.8 miles 3020 ft gain

  • Alpenglowshoe

    It was a nice balmy 15F degree day at the Mount Baker Ski resort with very few people to contend with. The weather forecast showed clear skies and the sunset was going to be spectacular. A few weeks of heavy snows followed by a few more days of fr...

    4.13 miles 1120 ft gain