Day 9, July 23: 11.9 miles, total miles: 295.5 - hiking, off trail travel Parks, Trails & Places of Significance: Davis Peak Trail 1324, Davis Peak, Terence and Michael lakes, Lake Michael Trail 1336, Trail Creek Trail 1322, Cathedral Rock Trail 1345, Pacific Crest Trail Trail 2000 It's a treat to start a Monday walking … Continue reading Off trail in pika country
Day 8, July 22: 14.1 miles, total miles: 283.6 - hiking, some trails harder to follow, short stretch of gravel road between trailheads Parks, Trails, & Places of Significance: Boulder-DeRoux Trail 1392, DeRoux Spur Trail 1392.1, Middle Fork Teanaway Trail 1393, Paris Creek Trail 1393.1, Davis Peak Trail 1324, cache #2 New day. New marmot. It felt … Continue reading Lonesome trails to cache-mass
Day 7, July 21: 11.9 miles, total miles: 269.5 - hiking on trails, bits of mellow cross country, crossed a road Parks, Trails, & Places of Significance: traversing the divide between Teanaway River and Ingalls Creek, County Line Trail 1226, Beverly Creek Trail 1391, Iron Peak Trail 1399, De Roux campground In brief: A day crossing … Continue reading Familiar summits & hungry marmots
Day 6, July 20: 12.8 miles, total miles: 257.6 - hiking! some bushwhacking, USFS road, trail, and easy cross country Parks, Trails, & Places of Significance: Old Pass Hill (non)road bushwhack, Old Blewett Pass, County Line Trail #1226, Miller Peak We started off our first day of hiking with a brushy bushwhack on an old logging road. … Continue reading Back on foot & mostly “just right”
Day 5, July 19: 39.5 miles, total miles: 244.8 - bike on rural roads, Forest Service roads paved, gravel, and very rocky surfaces Parks, Trails, & Places of Significance: Reecer Creek Canyon, Lion Rock, Blewett Pass, cache #1 This morning we had coffee with Steve and the kitties. Then it was time to pack up … Continue reading Up & over Table Mountain
Day 4, July 18: 65.2 miles, total miles: 205.3 - bike on regional trail, city streets, and rural roads Parks, Trails, & Places of Significance: Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail, Thorp Fruit Stand (local nectarines!), Manastash Ridge, Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park, Ellensburg Fred Meyer (source of cold, delicious watermelon!) Today we biked from Cle … Continue reading Tailwinds & headwinds
Day 3, July 17: 60.5 miles, total miles: 140.1 - bike on regional trails and a few city streets Parks, Trails, & Places of Significance: Snoqualmie Valley Trail, Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail, Iron Horse State Park (P2CSP), Snoqualmie Tunnel, Keechelus Lake, Cle Elum (food & showers) Starting out the day with Alicia and Andy … Continue reading Going under Snoqualmie Pass
Day 2, July 16: 65.2 miles, total miles: 79.6 - bike on regional trails and a few city streets Parks, Trails, & Places of Significance: Interurban Route, Burke-Gilman Trail, Sammamish River Trail, North Creek Trail, Tolt Pipeline Trail, Snoqualmie Valley Trail, Lake Union Park, Wilmot Gateway Park, Snoqualmie Falls Today we enjoyed a selection of trails … Continue reading Yay for interconnected bike trails!
Day 1, July 15: 14.4 miles, total miles: 14.4 - run & walk on city streets, regional paths & trails, rocky and sandy beaches Parks, Trails, & Places of Significance: Elliott Bay Trail, Interbay Trail, Myrtle Edwards Park, Centennial Park, Smith Cove Park, Puget Sound (Whujl), Discovery Park, West Point, Kinnear Park The trip begins! We … Continue reading Low tide exploring to Discovery Park
The next adventure has begun! Gabriel and I are walking out our front door to start a 400-ish mile bike-hike-scramble-trail run journey. We're going from Discovery Park over to Ellensburg via the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail and back home via the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and the Issaquah Alps. Along the way we're seeking … Continue reading The Greenway Infinity Loop… begins!