Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mt. St. Helens

Castle Rock to Mt. St. Helens September 21, 2012 92 miles The May 18, 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens removed 3.7 billions cubic yards of material and lowered the mountain top by 1,314 feet.  This debris buried 14 miles … Continue reading

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Mt. Rainier, Paridise

Alder Lake to Paradise, Mount Rainier September 14, 2012 73 miles My week at work after the Artist Point ride flew by.  As soon as I would get home from work each day,  I planned my route for the next bike ride.  The … Continue reading

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Mt Shuksan, Artist Point

Mount Shuksan, Artist Point September 7, 2012 89 miles I took the week off from biking after I completed the Cascade Loop trek.  I jumped right into planning for my next ride.  I was very happy to see that the … Continue reading

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Cascade Loops days 5-7

Day Five Chelan to Leavenworth 65 miles I woke early from a great night’s sleep at Mike and Deb’s house.  I used my best ninja skills as I packed up and prepared for this day’s journey.  Unfortunately, I tripped the … Continue reading

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Cascade Loop days 3 & 4

Day Three   The preceding photo shows my lounge chair view that I had as read for over five hours.  Day three was a day of rest and recovery.  I had a nice breakfast in the lodge then spent most … Continue reading

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Cascade Loop days 1 & 2

Day One Camano Island to Marblemount 73 miles    The first leg of my trip was 75 miles from my home on Camano Island to the west base of Cascade Mountains.  Camano Island is accessible by road as there is a bridge that connects … Continue reading

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Cascade Mountain Loop Trek

  Cascade Mountain Loop Bicycle Trek August 20-26, 2012 385 miles  The bike trip I took in August left me with lasting memories of this incredible experience.  I began planning the trip weeks prior and made many adjustments along the way. … Continue reading

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