Monthly Archives: August 2013

Evans Lake and Mt. Sobieski

A beautiful morning overlooking the Skykomish River.  I’m headed off to the mountains on the little moto again.  Today my destination is Evans Lake, in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area.  My old friend NF Road 68 will take me to … Continue reading

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Finney Creek Road

Another beautiful day spent exploring the forest service roads in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.  After my last trip report one of my moto pals, Tim Bowman, suggested NF 17 – the Finney Creek Road as one of his favorites. … Continue reading

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Rat Trap Pass

Don’t you just love that name.  Can’t you just imagine a couple of grizzly old prospectors panning gold from the stream.  Or a lone trapper snowshoeing up through a frozen forest, on a frosty winter morning.  Yep, me too. I … Continue reading

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Lopez Island

As we rolled up to the Anacortes WA ferry dock to await our 0935 boat to Lopez Island, I had to ask myself – Is this November, or is it still August?  Slight rain and mid 50’s felt a little … Continue reading

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The Tonga Ridge Trail

…and we’re off.  Another day and another motorbike adventure on the new Yamaha WR250R.  The route for the day was to follow the Tonga Ridge trail all the way to the end, at the border of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness … Continue reading

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Coal Lake

So there it is.  We picked up the new motorbike yesterday.  After a little “get acquainted ride” for some sunset photos I gassed up for an early departure. Dawn on Thursday morning snuck in quietly and painted the mountains a … Continue reading

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The New Baby

Do you know that nesting behavior that expectant parents get when a new baby is about to come into the home.  Painting the nursery, getting all the baby clothes set up, preparing the older siblings for the new arrival.  Well, … Continue reading

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