Category Archives: Cascade Mountain Loop

Washington Pass to Winthrop

Last weekend I had the most incredible wildlife experience of a lifetime.     On Friday,  I headed east seeking sunshine.  I decided to increase the intensity of my ride to better prepare for the Pikes Peak, Colorado ride next month. … Continue reading

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What a Biker Does in the Off Season

The NW Washington winter weather has been true to form over the last couple of months.  Wet, cold, and more with the wet.  I’m not complaining and still believe that there is no more beautiful place than this area when 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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