Mt. Washington

9 miles roundtrip 3250 Feet Elevation Gain On Saturday I hiked Mt. Washington with my friends Jingyan and David.  Mt. Washington is a similar level of difficulty as the popular Mt. Si trail but not nearly as crowded.  The hike is located on the north slope of the mountain so the trail tends to get…

Announcing Unicorn’s 2017 Thru-Hike of the PCT

This summer I’m planning a solo thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) as a fundraiser for the Pacific Crest Trail Association. ┬áThe PCT is a 2650-mile long continuous footpath from Mexico to Canada that traverses along the spine of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain ranges. I’m leaving my job at Microsoft as of…

Burke-Gilman Trail

On January 2, I spent the day exploring the Burke-Gilman trail.  I wanted to start off the new year with a hike, but didn’t have the gear for a snow-covered mountain expedition.  So, I decided to explore a stretch of the Burke-Gilman trail that I hadn’t been on before.  I brought along Daniel’s Canon M3…