Tour2011

Tour 2011 – Day 7

Friday 08.19.12: Colonial Creek Campground to Early Winters Campground I made my earliest start to date, wanting to cross the pass well before the hit afternoon but I still didn’t hit the road until 9:30. It was good and cool though, which as the road immediately began to climb was nice. The day is mostly climbing albeit through more superlative scenery. The first climb peaked out after a couple of miles with a stunning view…

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Tour2011

Tour 2011 – Day 6

Like trickling water making it’s way through mossy crevices, I pass through this world clear, transparent. -Ryōkan Thursday 08.18.12: Newhalem Campground to Colonial Creek Campground This was sort of a rest day so as per tradition I’ll keep this short. Basically I’m at the verge of crossing the Cascade Mountains and I wanted to be rested, but I also wanted to be a bit closer to the pass. So I rode up the 20 to…

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