I took a little hike to Mount Washington near exit 38 on I-90 and it was an incredible summit with unbelievable views of Rainier, Si, and North Bend. This is my new I-90 fave!
Ah, Stewart Mountain. I was fairly certain that crazy guy from Indiana Jones reached into my chest and pulled my still beating heart out. It was THAT fun!
One of these days I’m convinced I’ll go on a hike with easy trails, big obvious signs, and warming huts that offer coffee, pastries, and maybe even massage…. Read More »
Next time I pick a season opener I maybe should ease in with something a little less brutal than a technical course with 3300′ of climbing! But hey, I survived and Fragrance Lake gave me a small taste of what I’m in for with the Bellingham Trail Series this year.
I think next time I’ll visit Lookout Mountain in the summer and save myself the thrill of icy narrow roads! But I made it and the views were worth every second.
Armed with a Green Trails map and absolutely no idea what kind of roads I’d encounter I decided to take advantage of low snow conditions and trek up to the Buck Mountain Lookout near Loup Loup pass.
My first ever attempt to get to Camp Muir at the 10,080′ level of Mt Rainier was successful! We enjoyed a gorgeous day under blue skies despite a fierce wind. Mt Rainier sure put on a beautiful show with some amazing morning clouds. Pretty lucky for December!
If you’re looking for a new fuel alternative to gels and shot blocks, check out Electro-Bites! They’re Gluten and Soy Free bite sized snacks that melt in your mouth and give you a nice dose of salty. Love ‘em!!
Ironic isn’t it that I ran the coldest trail race I’ve ever done at one of the hottest places on earth? Go figure. No one believes me when I say I almost froze to death in Death Valley.