Labor Day Bikepacking: Day 1 to Walupt Lake

What do you do when all the preplanned bikepacking adventures out there just aren’t fitting the bill? Maybe they are too long or too short or in Oregon where it is going to be hot. You plan your own. That’s what you do. And so tasked with finding a bikepacking trip for a lovely group […]

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Palouse to Cascade Falls State Park: The Sand Route

Day three:Ellensburg KOA to the Columbia River south of Vantage 40.30 miles Our morning-selves turned out to be just as indecisive as our nighttime-selves. Even though we woke up around 6am it was already hot outside. We decided to take the road – we had put a poll up on IG and everyone agreed, we […]

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Palouse to Cascade Falls State Park Trail: Gravel Grinding

Day two: Lake Easton State Park to the Ellensburg KOA40.95 miles On the morning of day two I woke up to a lot less pain in my knee but I could still feel it. Upon stretching and probing it I discovered a massive bulge. I was horrified! Had I pulled a muscle? Did I have […]

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Snapshots From Life in the South

I’m feeling pretty good as I kick along, arm over-arm, successfully breathing side to side every two seconds. I’m feeling confident, relaxing a little bit and getting into it. As I blow air out my nose I make a humming noise in the back of my throat, reminding myself not to breath in. I am […]

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How Things Are Shaping Up

Two months out from the hike we’ve decided we had better implement some sort of a exercise routine.  Attempts to exercise seem to go two different ways.  Way one involves a plan to exercise after Kyle gets off work, but then, when he gets home he’s pretty tired so instead we lounge in bed and […]

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