Category Archives: Mountains

Pike’s Peak, Colorado

I finally made it!  I put over 3,000 miles on my mountain bike in the last 12 months and made it to the summit of Pike’s Peak, Colorado on July 21, 2013. I spent the night before my big ride in Colorado … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Forest

My journey towards Pike’s Peak continues.  I drove from Wyoming and was very happy to see the hills and trees of Colorado.  I’m sure there is beauty in Wyoming but my route did not take through it. My destination was … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycling, Colorado, Estes Park, Mountains, National Parks, Photography, Rocky Mountin National Forest, Training | 4 Comments

Bogus Basin Mountain, Idaho

I have not posted on this page for a while as I’ve been very busy training for my Pike’s Peak ride coming up on July 21st. This next week is the final push towards that goal. I traded in my … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Bicycling, Cascade Mountain Loop, Mountains, National Parks, Photography, Washington Pass, Washington State, Waterfall, Winthrop | 4 Comments

Murphy’s Law Mountain Loop Highway

My plans to take a 125 mile cycle ride were altered at the hands of Murphy yesterday.  I had made it 35 miles up the highway when I stopped to check my gear and seek shelter from some light rain. I’ve put … Continue reading

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White Pass

  This post covers day two of the Chinook Pass / White Pass trip I took May 19th and 20th. After a great night’s sleep at the Whistlin’ Jack Lodge,  I woke up to clear skies and the promise of a … Continue reading

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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

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