Author: Kristen Bramante

  • The Mountains are Calling and I Must GO… Pee!

    The Mountains are Calling and I Must GO… Pee!

    Leave No Trace… It’s a simple concept. Yet sadly compliance can be poor, especially in high visitation areas. Topping my list of irritating violations are the piles of toilet paper littering trailheads, hiking trails, summits, and landscapes of our public lands and National Parks. And ladies, I don’t like to admit it, but we probably […]

  • Medicine Grizzly Lake (July 8th, 2018)

    Medicine Grizzly Lake (July 8th, 2018)

    If you follow Hike 734 you are probably aware that Jake is currently hiking and exploring Olympic National Park in Washington.  Although I’d love to join him on this adventure, my full-time job as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer and some lingering limitations from the long recovery process of a fractured foot is keeping me close […]

  • Gunsight Lake and Florence Falls

    Gunsight Lake and Florence Falls

    I visited Gunsight Lake in 2014 as part of a memorable 20 mile day hike that took us to Gunsight Pass, Lake Ellen Wilson, Lincoln Pass, Sperry Chalet, and out to Lake McDonald Lodge. So when some of my girlfriends invited me to hike with them to Gunsight Lake I gladly accepted the invitation to […]

  • Scenic Point 2017 by Mrs. Hike 734

    Scenic Point 2017 by Mrs. Hike 734

    Jake is currently in Yosemite National Park working on his next Hike 734 project.  If you regularly follow his blogs you might have seen me tagging along behind him on his hiking adventures. I won’t be able to join him in Yosemite until August, but that won’t keep me from hitting the trail. I wrapped […]