Ring Lake, Whistler BC

Gaia GPS Link¬† ¬†Strava Link It was a crisp day that reminded us that Fall is here. It had been raining like crazy recently and the trail conditions were muddy. This is a wet area as it is, but with the added rain it was mud on top of mud. It was a bit of…

Hope Mountain, BC

It was a day of clouds and steep uphill after a rocky trip up the Hope Mountain FSR. Definitely need a 4×4 for this hike and a big thank you to the people that keep the road and trail clear! A good article here on some history from Club Tread. Hike to Hope Mountain, Hope…

Labyrinth Mountain, Washington State

Another night time hiking adventure, the third time this year we have arrived at the trailhead and hiked just as it was getting dark. It is a neat experience hiking to the dark, seeing the blanket of stars and breathing in the cool night air. We found the lake after a steep ascent, and found…

Hassio and Z-Wave

So my Monoprice / Zooz 4 in 1 sensor was stuck reading the same temperature. I tried rebooting, complete shutdowns etc with no change. I had the idea to try and remove the node, but could not successfully remove the node by using the tools in the Z-Wave manager in Hassio. I decided to do…

Scottish Lakes – Alpine Lakes Wilderness

The Scottish Lakes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness in Washington State is a beautiful location that is rarely visited. Just Walk up permits, so no lottery system like the Enchantments. My GAIA GPS Link The first stage of this 4 day / 3 night backpack was to hike up 3300 ft to Lake Ethel and…