Category Archives: Bicycling

Chinook Pass

Chinook Pass links Eastern Washington with the west side on Highway 410 at 5,430 feet.  It’s closed during the winter months due to a heavy snow load and avalanche hazards.   With rain predicted at my home on the west side, … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycling, Chinook Pass, Mountains, Mt. Rainier, National Parks, Photography, Washington State, Whislin' Jack Lodge, White Pass | 2 Comments

Leavenworth – Lake Wenatchee – Plain loop

With a 90% chance of rain forecast for Northwest Washington, I decided to head to the east side of the state for a little cycling.  I was pedaling west on Highway 2 from Leavenworth by 10:30 yesterday morning. The spring … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycling, Lake Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Mountains, Photography, Plain, Washington State | 5 Comments

Monroe, Snohomish, and back to Mukilteo

With the temperatures expected to be in the high 70s yesterday,  I headed out on another bicycle trek.  I was rolling east from my home of Mukilteo by 10:30.  It was already warm enough that wore shorts and a lightweight … Continue reading

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Chuckanut Drive

The sun warmed this Northwest Washington weekend and was very inviting.  I packed up my bike and headed north.  at Burlington,  I veered west to Chuckanut Drive.  This road follows the shoreline to Bellingham and offers incredible views of the islands … Continue reading

Posted in Bellingham, Bicycling, Chuckanut Drive, Fairhaven, Mt. Baker, Photography, Washington State, Washington State Parks, Whatcom County | 7 Comments

Mt. Constitution, Orcas Island

After many months of training indoors and low land riding,  I finally got back to some Mountain Quest trekking. I headed back to the San Juan Islands to cross another mountain off of the bucket list.  The Anacortes ferry took me … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycling, Ferry, Mount Constitution, Mountains, Orcas Island, Photography, San Juan Islands, Washington State, Washington State Parks | 7 Comments

San Juan Island

San Juan Island Loop 48 miles On Friday morning the weather report had me smiling.  What better way is there to begin the Easter weekend other than in the sun warmed San Juan Islands.  I was up early and headed to the Anacortes … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycling, Friday Harbor, National Parks, Photography, Roche Harbor, San Juan Islands, Washington State, Washington State Ferries | 6 Comments

Centennial Trail

Mukilteo to Centennial Trail 80 miles Last Saturday was a cool but sunny spring day.  It was a great excuse to break the bike out and get some touring in.  There was still snow on the ground in many shaded … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycling, Centennial Trail, Mukilteo, Photography, Snohomish | 2 Comments