Last Call in the Chuckanuts

Last Call in the Chuckanuts

The plan was to take a long, relaxing last hike in the Chuckanut mountains the day before scheduled ankle surgery (Friday, 1/26).  I created a four-hour window in my Thursday to get out one more time before the usual post-op round of casts, crutches, and, eventually,...

My Own Private Half Marathon

Fragrance Lake Half Marathon Route…in the Boot! Origins of the idea The inspiration to do this 13.1 mile hike came to me with the force of other ideas I have not been able to ignore — like hiking the John Muir Trail solo last summer, for instance. I was...