12 Months in the Olympic Mountains - 2014

  I have been blessed to be able to sleep out in the Olympic Mountains all 12 months in 2014.  Below is a video slideshow of a few of my favorite photographs, taken while backpacking the Olympic National Park.  This is my Year in Review!



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Summit of Mount Baldy - Spring in the Olympic Mountains 2014






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Top 3 - Trips









Top 3 - Gear Picks






2015 - Olympic Mountain Trip Hints
  • 15 day - Grand Olympic Traverse
  • Photograph - 'No Mans Land'
  • Explore second half of an 100 year old abandoned trail
  • Sleep in the Olympic Amphitheater
  • Fish remote part of the Queets drainage
  • Document a 7 day backcountry fishing loop
  • Abandoned Trail Loop








Thank you very much for following along!  Big thank you to my various hiking partners through the year; sharing is what truly makes the experience special.   Jesse, Shawna, Greg, Dave, David, Dayna, William, Tom, Brian, Torry, Brandon, Jotaro, Will, Grant, Trinity, Liz, Lawton and my lovely girlfriend Kimberly.





Thanks again - Barefoot Jake 2014