Guided Hiking

 Whether you're being called to the rugged shoreline of  The Salish Sea, or the lush, forested mountain tops of  The North Cascades, the epic landscapes of the PNW provide abundant access to outdoor adventure.  

Combining elements of, adventure, play, mindfulness and education, these guided tours are designed to leave you feeling, grounded, and inspired in your everyday lifestyle. 

 Join Laura Ward, owner, and local naturalist, on a guided hike to connect with Mother Nature like never before.  Along the way, we'll explore our curiousity with some native flora & fauna identification,  wild-harvesting practices, trail navigation and proper hiking techniques.  

No matter the terrain, we always make plenty of stops to catch our breath, take memorable photos, and snacks, lots of snacks breaks.


We customize individual trips to make sure you get the most out of your experience.  Private and small group trips offered. Delicious, locally sourced eco-friendly catering options available.

    half day tours 3 hours $65 

    full day tours 5 hours $145

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