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Pratt Lake to Denny Creek Trail Report

August 28, 2010   Location: Pratt Lake to Denny Creek (Trails #1007, #1011, and #1014) Region:  Snoqualmie Pass - North Bend Area; Agency:  Mount Baker - Snoqualmie NF Guide Books and Maps: Green Trails Maps #206 & #207   NW…

Question for Week 34

Which look is better, A or B? or Scatman Get out there! Powered by adventure, supported by Superfeet, fueled by Feed the Machine, Hydrated by nuun.

Wednesday Night Worlds Finals

Tonight was the last race of the year at the Wednesday Night Worlds held at North SeaTac.  It was my first time going all year, which in itself is sad and an indication of my different goals for the year. I felt pretty good after last night…

The Pines

For the last 12 days I spent my days relaxing at The Pines Lodge near Grand Lake Stream in the wilds of Maine. The Lodge and cabins, some of which date back to the 1800s, are located on the 9 mile long Lake Sysladobsis in Washington County…
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Top Ten Hiking Essentials

Top Ten Things to Bring on a Hike: 1. Map 2. Compass (actually know how to use it) 3. Water (and a way to purify it) 4. First aid kit (be sure to include an extra day of any medication you are taking or might need in…

Training for StoS

First off your probably wondering what StoS is.  It's the abbreviation I made up for Stevens to Snoqualmie Pass.  One of my big goals for 2010 is to fastpack the 72 miles from Stevens to Snoqualmie Pass in one shot.  Yes, that's a big bite…
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5 ounce Repair Kit

In this video I will show you how to make your own 5 ounce repair kit as seen in Backpacker Magazines April 2010 Gear Guide on page 116.  I added a few items and throw in tips on how to use the items and how to use items you already have with…

De Roux Deuxième Partie, Ride Recap

August 8, 2010 After a great sleep in the Alaskan camper, James and I got a late start.  We didn't get up until about 8 am then we leisurely got ready for ride number two on the weekend.  I had picked a short 16 mile ride with hopefully not…
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De Roux, Deuxième Partie Trail Report

August 8, 2010   Location: De Roux CG, Trail 1383, Trail 1392, Trail 1392.1 and Trail 1392.   Snoqualmie Pass -- Salmon La Sac/Teanaway; Cle Elum Ranger District Guide Books and Maps:   Green Trails Map #209   NW…
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De Roux Trail Report

August 7, 2010 Location: Boulder - De Roux Trail 1392, 4W301, Lake Fish Road, Road 138 Snoqualmie Pass -- Salmon La Sac/Teanaway; Cle Elum Ranger District Guide Books and Maps: Green Trails map Kachess Lake #208 & #209 NW Trail Pass Required Trail…