A view along Sylvia Ridge

Tucked in between the lower  Wyoochee and Satsop river valleys are a series of ridge lines.  Easily accessible, a morning exploring them is time well spent.  This area of the Peninsula is a mix of private and public forested area.  For the most part they are working forests and trails and old logging roads abound.…

Logging in the Olympic Peninsula

    The Olympic Peninsula and Western Washington has a long rich history with logging.  Fir, cedar, alder and other species dominate.  Vast stretches of the lowland areas that circle the center national forest and federal park areas.  While the lumber industry isn’t what it was fifty years ago, it is still a major part…