Olympic Discovery Trail

For Mother's Day this year, Tom and Rowan and I drove out to the Olympic Coast and enjoyed an amazing day in the sunshine, playing on the beach and relaxing at Quileute Oceanside Resort. Then, on Monday morning, they slept in while I woke up early and biked from La Push to Kingston via the …

Good Timing

Some people think that everything happens for a reason. Iā€™m not sure I believe there is that much order in the universe, but it does seem like breaking my ankle last September ultimately led me back to biking, and to my upcoming Alaska bikerafting adventure (more on that soon). I broke my ankle during a …

Heybrook Loop

It might seem like I've been all bike bike boat bike bike lately, but I do still adventure on foot! Unfortunately my ankle (broken last fall) still isn't 100%, so my pedestrian routes have been fairly, well, pedestrian. šŸ˜‰ But last week I made a little loop connecting Heybrook Ridge and Heybrook Lookout, without ever …

Coulee Country

One of my favorite things about Washington is the diversity of the landscape. People who don't live here might assume it's all big green trees and moss and rain - and in Western Washington, for parts of the year, this is the case. But all you have to do is drive 1-2 hours east over …