With so many options for weekend adventures in the Pacific Northwest, sometimes it's hard to choose just where to go. Definitely not a terrible problem to have. With busy work weeks and plenty of other distractions, I would often find myself scrambling on Friday or Saturday trying to put together some last minute weekend plans. This last year I decided on a different approach - pick a spot early in the week, get the gear ready, and when the weekend comes around, all I had to do was go. What a novel idea... I ended up getting out almost every weekend. I wanted to capture as much as I could, but there were a couple times where the camera stayed in the bag. It was all about being present, or trying to avoid getting absolutely destroyed by mosquitos. Whether I was hanging from rocks or backpacking in the mountains, these are some of the moments from my various weekend wanderings...