Category Archives: Mountains

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

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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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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

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Mukilteo to Edmonds

Mukilteo to Edmonds 30 miles I got up this morning and could hardly see the neighbor scraping ice off of her car through the thick fog.  This was about the same time that my brother Dennis wrote of his near … 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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Blewett Pass

Leavenworth to Blewett Pass October 12, 2012 52 miles After a good night’s sleep at the Leavenworth Icicle Inn,  I woke early in anticipation of the day’s ride.  I was packed up and ready to go by 6:00 but needed to … Continue reading

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Mission Ridge, Wenatchee

Wenatchee to Mission Ridge October 11, 2012 24 miles With my bike and gear loaded on the car I headed towards Wenatchee from home at o-dark-thirty.  I realized that this likely would be my last mountain ride of the season … Continue reading

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