Welcome to Rosnovsky Park

Rosnovsky Park has been my personal blog since about 2003. It went through many iterations, changes, experiments, and reboots. Here's the latest and greatest I've got for you!

Latest Posts


2020 won't be missed

This by far the worst year in generations is coming to a close. It won't be missed, yet it will remain in our memory, history books, and our shared trauma will take decades to heal. Here's to 2021, hopefully, a better year.

4 min read
Open Source

5 Tools in 5 Minutes

These are some of my favorite tools that make my day-to-day job so much easier.

4 min read
Web Development

Building this website

Iā€™m rebuilding my site, again. This time, though, I decided to do it in public and share what I do, how, and why.

3 min read

Loowit Trail

It was a terrible mistake and I shouldn't have done this trail. Sheer luck and generosity of other hikers are the only two reasons I'm not a hero of an article about local Search and Rescue trying to airlift a hiker from Mt. St. Helens.

22 min read

Lake Valhalla Hike

A story about a washed away road, how I couldn't find a trail, night hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, and killer-mosquitoes šŸ¦Ÿ

8 min read

White Pass Hike

60,000+ steps, 20 miles round trip, 600 floors climbed. What doesn't kill you makes you back hurt. Also, I've got blisters on my thumbs šŸ¤¦ā€ā™‚ļø

9 min read

Goat Lake Hike

A perfect hike featuring creeks, streams, waterfalls, all kinds of forests, from birch to brush to old growth, and the payoff is one of the most beautiful lakes out there.

3 min read

Monte Cristo Ghost Town Trail

There's plenty of ghost towns in Washington. Monte Cristo is one of them. But to get there, you have to hike šŸ¤·ā€ā™‚ļø

3 min read

Heather Lake Hike

Painful ascent but spectacular payoff.

2 min read