Washington's Elwha Trail is a rain-forest classic: green, primeval, spongy soft, and wonderfully wet.
That's essentially what the outdoors is, so use those cold temps to carry tasty foods that wouldn't stand a chance in summer.
Or anything else, for that matter, once you use this easy-to-make stove platform.
Hikers often overlook the the quiet meadows, wildflowers, and mountaintops of New Mexico's Latir Wilderness. Their loss is your gain.
You'll find North Cascades beauty minus the rain in Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness.