The Pain Locker, Cyclocross

I first raced cyclocross back in New England around 1998.  I had an Bianchi Cross Project.  It was steel and the fork flexed like you wouldn't believe.  I wasn't taken it by cross as a discipline at first.  The New England winters are bitter…

Granite Mountain

This past winter I climbed Granite Mountain for the second time.  It was a beautiful day as you can see from these videos. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfnDNmbfaas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDM-9w82plY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlxB36IIc-A

Stevens to Snoqualmie Pass 2005

Even though this is an old trail report I wanted it here on my post as a reference for you the reader. I started on a Friday night around 6:30 pm, Labor Day Weekend.  My first goal was to reach Trap Pass, 13 miles in to my hike.  I arrived…

Necklace Valley Hike

I've been to Necklace Valley twice now.  This hike was number #2.  The first time I went I attempted to climb the head wall at the top of the valley but without crampons or an ice axe I was destined to hurt myself so I made the decision to…