Outdoor Adventures

Great day for a sail

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

Great day for a sail

The weather at Domaine Madeleine is perfect for watching a lone sailboat pass by.

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The Heights of Hurricane Hill

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Blog, Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

The Heights of Hurricane Hill

What: Hurricane Hill Hike Length: 3 miles round trip Where: ~ 2 miles from Hurricane Ridge Time to get there: 15 Minutes to Base of Hurricane Ridge, 35 minutes ┬áto Base of Hurricane Hill.   I recently had a chance to do a morning hike up one of our popular trails: Hurricane Hill. Any clear summer day will cause a lineup of cars at least 20 deep by 11 AM – so we recommend guests that are hungry for the amazing experience of the Olympics – Hurricane Ridge and Hurricane h=Hill – opt for our To-Go Breakfasts and head out to the Ridge by 7 or 8 AM. The hike up Hurricane...

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Blue water in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Blog, Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

Blue water in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Our view from Domaine Madeleine its simply stunning most every day, but today was really spectacular. The weather has been absolutely beautiful… mid 70s, clear, nice breeze… We are truly blessed...

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A Night on Hurricane Ridge

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Blog, Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

A Night on Hurricane Ridge

The beautiful, clear night sky we had last night reminded me of last May, when I went up to Hurricane Ridge near midnight to catch the meteor shower that was meant to light up the sky. We brought up blankets and snacks, and of course we were not the only ones to bring telescopes and cameras. The photographer that runs Subsonic Photography joined us on our trip, and was kind enough to send me the photos he took that night. From the Ridge, we could see all the way across the Juan de Fuca to the lights of Victoria. Even with the Canadian city shining in the distance we could clearly see the...

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Gone fishing…

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Blog, Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

Gone fishing…

One of our resident bald eagles sitting in his fishing post. A daily occurrence here at Domaine Madeleine Bed and Breakfast. Our guests enjoy the same amazing wild salmon at breakfast, but don’t have to do any of the fishing! Of course, our salmon is smoked in-house with local alder...

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The Olympic Peninsula featured on This American Land

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Blog, Outdoor Adventures | 0 comments

Our friends at Wild Olympics will be featured on PBS’s national show This American Land. Regardless of whether you agree or disagree with any political movement, the footage of our beautiful Olympic Peninsula is stunning. See the segment here before it airs on PBS. Share it with your friends PBS features Wild Olympics on This American Land...

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