Image Lake & Miners Ridge

Old fire lookout tower on Miners Ridge We decided try and escape the crowds in the Coast Mountains and head south of the border for the August long weekend. We drove down to Sedro-Woolley in Friday morning, stopping for breakfast and pickup up a Northwest Forest Pass at the park office. We drove out to … [Read more…]

Yukon-Alaska – cycling the Golden Circle

Golden Circle Route The Golden Circle is a 580 km loop connecting Whitehorse (Yukon), Skagway and Haines (Alaska) and Haines Junction (Yukon) via the Alaska, Klondike, and Haines highways (with a ferry between Skagway and Haines). People typically drive it, but when we heard it’s a good cycle route we decided it was the perfect … [Read more…]

Elfin Lakes

An amazingly warm and sunny weekend in October provided the perfect reason for a last trip to the coast mountains before the real snow arrives. We headed up to Elfin Lakes on the Saturday morning – lots of snow at the campground and we were not the only people with the idea of camping at Elfin. We were the only ones to hike up to the Gargoyles on Saturday morning – we were rewarded with great views of Diamond Head.