Forty year veteran sailor and Pleiades skipper, Captain Jon Prins summed up his feelings on sailing in Hood Canal, “When I take the boat out in the evening, rounding the Great Bend, and open up to that vista that greets us – that is the most beautiful spot in Puget Sound as far as I’m concerned.”
It’s summertime in the Olympic Peninsula! Sweet smelling lavender peppers the hillsides, Olympic Mountain Ice Cream drips down our wrists, and we toss what’s left of the unexpired sunscreen into our bags as we head out to tromp through the third of our monthly itineraries.
Cascading waterfalls tucked into hidden nooks are simply and quintessentially Hood Canal. Sure, we love summer, but winter is truly a marvel in our corner of the world. We daresay we prefer it when it comes to admiring the majestic cascades tumbling from the woods.
From locally-sourced treats for lunch to post-ride beers and an all around awesome vibe from front to end, Hood Canal Events is tops in event planning. Go ahead—steal our itinerary and give them a call!
An off-the-grid woodsy adventure—with the proper gear and safety precautions—makes for a truly memorable experience. Here are our recommendations for five must-have accessories to make your ONP adventure one for the books.
Even someone as determined as John Muir couldn’t have poked around every nook in the 876,447 acres of this boundless wilderness haven. Here are our 5 reasons why you can’t afford to miss it—especially if you’re a Seattleite.
Though there are many factors that come together to make a good photographer—gear, dedication, understanding of theory, etc.—the one elusive quality that boosts George Stenberg’s craft into the upper echelon is timing.
Burt—well known in his hometown for his action sports photography—is no stranger to any hidden corner of Hood Canal. He’s captured everything from skateboarding competitions, to wakeboarding, to motorsports and beyond.
Ever wonder what an Independence Day weekend on the wild side of Washington looks like? Think watermelon dripping down your arm, bare feet in the soft green grass, and a breathtaking fireworks display reflected in Hood Canal.
Often, when it comes to lifestyle photography, the human behind the lens takes a backseat to the end product, as the action telescopes into the scene before him. Not so with Photographer Lance Koudele.