Best of the NW

is creating Year-round Washington Trail Videos & Outdoor Education.

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Trailhead Level Subscription
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Receive a warm fuzzy feeling by being part of making Best of the NW happen.
• Access to my patron only trail concierge video stream with a Western Washington recommended trail video each week
  - 4 videos a month, that's 52 unique seasonal specific trail videos a year!
Ridgeline Level Subscription
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Pledge $10 or more per month

• Weekly Trail Videos
• Monthly Training Trails Video

• Training tips for cardiovascular fitness

• Preparation guide for climbing cascade peaks
• Plan your epic trip.  15 minute call or video chat with Bryan for trip and gear recommendations
• All of the $1-5 rewards TOO!




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Welcome to Best of the NW Trails!

With the frantic pace of modern life we need places to unplug and hit the reset button.

In this decade-long project our family explored peaks, valleys, beaches, and forests to bring you the best trails within a day’s drive of the Seattle metropolitan area year-round.

90 second trail videos give an idea of what the trail will be like and what the payoffs are. This can be a great way to preview a trail and selecting a weekly objective before packing up the car (and family). GPS map links on each trail page give detailed information on location, elevation gain, distance etc. The categories above will give an idea of other similar trails in each location or level.

Happy Trails!

Dad and year-round trails enthusiast.

Why Patreon?

Patreon is a crowd-funding platform popular with YouTube content creators, musicians, and webcomic artists. It allows artists to obtain funding from their fans or patrons, on a recurring basis, or per work of art.

Like a patron of the arts, think Medicci Family for Michaelangelo but on smaller per-contribution individual scale promoted through the Internet.

Look for weekly recommended trail videos with GPS trail maps and links to recent trip reports on the Washington Trails Association web site.

It is our goal to help improve lives through fitness in the exploration of the natural world.
We will build our Patreon page as a sustainable tool to build community and stay true to this mission as we grow the platform.

Thank you for your consideration.

We value your feedback.

$0.89 of $500 per month
When I reach $500 per month, I will create one info-graphics style trail tip video a month.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 64 exclusive posts

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