Good Timing

Some people think that everything happens for a reason. I’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. 😉 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 …

Granite Creek loop

It's been awhile since I've written any trip reports, and that's primarily because the broken ankle was preventing me from taking many trips... but yesterday, I was able to get out for a 6.5 mile wog (walk/jog) along Granite Creek, in the newly "remodeled" Middle Fork Snoqualmie Natural Resources Conservation Area, and I figured it …

Season Ender

I've been putting off writing this post, which I suppose isn't surprising. No one really wants to write about the trip where they broke their ankle. But I took some pretty pictures that day, and the story is probably slightly more interesting than my usual trip reports, so here we go. I started my day …