Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing 2019

This year I only was able to attend two snowshoe’s with the Mountaineers. A change in my living circumstances, putting me on Whidbey Island, has made it harder to attend these outings. But the two trips I was able to make this year was well worth it. The first was a hike about 4/5’s of the way to Lake Annette. The group turned back at a risky avalanche chute. Of course as is the way…

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Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing 2018

In 2018 I began snowshoeing with the Mountaineers. I love hiking in the mountains and the woods and snowshoeing seemed like a way to keep that up in the winter. I used to be a big skier and always have loved being in the mountains in the snow. Walking in the woods in the snow is one of life’s great pleasures.  While snowshoeing itself isn’t rocket science (though there is a lot more to it…

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Selected Reports

An epic journey through Snoqualmie Pass – part 2

If you haven’t read Part One of this trip report. that link will take you there. Or scroll down! Anyway one with the story, which finds me at Rattlesnake Lake State Park 20 miles from the Snoqualmie Tunnel but resolved to go on. I lingered just long enough to drink some Gatorade, eat a granola bar and grab a map. The map indicated 20 miles to the Tunnel, then of course the 2 miles through…

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Ride Reports

An epic journey through Snoqualmie Pass – part 1

On Saturday I did the ride that I meant to do a couple of weeks ago when I discovered that cracked rim.  This was a ride to Issaquah, taking the trails up to Snoqualmie and then to Rattlesnake Lake and finally ride the Iron Horse trail through the tunnel that goes through Snoqualmie Pass.  This is one of my favorite rides and one that I worked out for myself a couple of years back. It…

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