Dec 15, 2014

The Most Silent Night: Camping In America's Quietest Place

Hiking the Hoh River Trail back from the One Square Inch of Silence. Image copyright www.amandacastleman.com.

In the continental United States' most silent stretch, I watched the Geminid meteor shower through the silhouetted rainforest canopy. I may just be sold on winter backpacking, despite the bone-shattering cold and damp...

Here's a big shout-out to my friend, environmental writer Madeline Ostrander, for agreeing to this madcap, last-minute adventure.

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