Evans Outdoor Adventures

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Adventure Log: Lakes Basin Backpack, Birthdays, & Trip Preparations
Adventure Log: Lakes Basin Backpack, Birthdays, & Trip Preparations

Adventure Log: Lakes Basin Backpack, Birthdays, & Trip Preparations

August 12-25, 2019 Knock, Knock, Knocking on 50’s Door August has always been our favorite month. Camping, backpacking, and fishing are all at their prime and we both celebrate another set of birthdays. This year we’re both knocking pretty serious…

Adventure Log: RV Projects & Repairs, Family & Friends, and Latourell Falls
Adventure Log: RV Projects & Repairs, Family & Friends, and Latourell Falls

Adventure Log: RV Projects & Repairs, Family & Friends, and Latourell Falls

June 17 – 30, 2019 Our favorite local backpacking destinations have been slow to open this year thanks to a late winter and cool spring. We’ve been taking advantage of the slow start by working on some RV projects and…

Adventure Log: Palouse Falls, Local Wanderings, & Imnaha River Backpack
Adventure Log: Palouse Falls, Local Wanderings, & Imnaha River Backpack

Adventure Log: Palouse Falls, Local Wanderings, & Imnaha River Backpack

March 18-24, 2019 Welcome to our first Adventure Log! When we first started Evans Outdoor Adventures in 2015, our primary purpose was to share the many beautiful trails we hike. Now, as we are transitioning into retirement and a nomadic…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Swamp & Steamboat Lakes Backpack day 4 (return to civilization), Aug 2018
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Swamp & Steamboat Lakes Backpack day 4 (return to civilization), Aug 2018

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Swamp & Steamboat Lakes Backpack day 4 (return to civilization), Aug 2018

I heard Jason moving and saw his Kindle light come on. It was pitch black outside and the dull glow of the Kindle looked light a spotlight. I fell back to sleep for a bit and finally heard him say,…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Swamp & Steamboat Lakes Backpack day 3 (Steamboat Lake), Aug 2018
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Swamp & Steamboat Lakes Backpack day 3 (Steamboat Lake), Aug 2018

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Swamp & Steamboat Lakes Backpack day 3 (Steamboat Lake), Aug 2018

Happy 40-something birthday to Jason! What better way to spend the special day than by visiting a new Eagle Cap Wilderness lake? After a quiet night at Swamp Lake, we were crawling out of the tent at 5:00 as the…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Swamp & Steamboat Lakes Backpack day 2 (Swamp Lake), Aug 2018
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Swamp & Steamboat Lakes Backpack day 2 (Swamp Lake), Aug 2018

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Swamp & Steamboat Lakes Backpack day 2 (Swamp Lake), Aug 2018

“It got cold last night and everything’s covered in dew”. It was a little after 5:00 and just barely starting to get light. I reached out of my warm down sleeping bag and felt the outside surface. It was wet with dew. On summer…

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