Natala Menezes

  • Backpacking Lake of the Woods via Ralston Peak

    Starting at 6500 feet, climb up to 9200 in 4 miles. Epic views await at the peak, just be prepared for steep inclines that are relentless in the mid-section. No switchbacks to make it easy, just up up up. There's minimal water on the trail so make...

  • Climb Mt. Baker

    We hiked up to the base of Mt Baker and camped for three nights as part of a private mountaineering course. It was AMAZING. We trekked out Friday night and went home on Monday. We lucked out with perfect weather - it was dry, with fresh snow from ...

  • Kayak + Camp Tomales Bay

    Kayak out to a great beach where you can camp overnight with basic services (toilets!), the possibility of late night bioluminescence, and a sky full of stars.You can rent kayaks from Blue Water Kayaking - they are wonderful, have tons of advice a...

  • Camp at Lake Ingalls

    We did this hike on an overcast day in seattle hoping for better sunshine on the other side of the pass. The first 1.7 miles up trail 1390 is a series of shaded switchbacks. The second 1.7 miles up to Ingalls pass is very exposed -- we were gratef...