Overnight at Birch Bay
Hanging with one tree? No problem!
Loaded for travel.
This is where blogs come from.
Over the Chinook Pass and Into Naches WA
Wild flowers AND snow heading over Chinook Pass.
DES at the Chinook Pass summit pullout.
Super secret hang near Naches WA.
Basalt columns overlooking the Naches River as seen from our camp.
Basalt columns in the morning sun.
Packing the bikes by the Naches River.
Across to Oregon and into La Grande
The farming of wind and wheat in Oregon.
Selfie at Cottonwood Canyon State Park, Oregon.
Our bikes on the road in nowhere OR.
Free camping at La Grande’s Morgan Lake municiple campsite.
Rainbow at Morgan Lake.
Sunset over Morgan Lake.
Onward to Idaho
If you listen closely you can hear the Payette River in the background.
In the pines at Swinging Bridge in the Boise National Forest.
The camp at Swinging Bridge, ID.
Pumping water old school.
Some of the best fresh water we had on the trip.
Pancake House in McCall ID. Off track but worth the detour.
Sawtooth Sally’s menu board in Stanley, ID.
The epic burger at Sally’s
Outside Sawtooth Sally’s in Stanly, ID.
Camp at Easley Hot Springs near the Sawtooth Range in Idaho.
The bikes at rest for the day.
Camping by a beaver pond at Easley Hot Springs.
Looking upstream on the beaver pond.
Trees across the pond.
Past Craters of the Moon National Monument
Starbucks in Ketchum, ID.
On the edge of Craters of the Moon National Monument, ID.
Looking out onto the black of Craters of the Moon.
NMBL on Little Red at Craters of the Moon.
Bedding down at Bear Lake, UT after a long day.
In and Out of Utah and Wyoming
Downtown Evanston, WY at Ana’s on Main.
Back into Utah!
The action pose.
Red rock between Wyoming and Utah.
Blackie breaks down outside of Heber, UT.
Our tow-truck driver.
The fix didn’t hold. Time to take off the throttle grip.
A bare throttle is a tough thing to use.
Finally, a well deserved dip in the Spanish Fork River.
NMBL in the river.
Swimming upstream against the current.
The Extended Stay at Spanish Fork
The hang at Spanish Fork Park.
Our heros Jim and Gail, the camp hosts at Spanish Fork.
NMBL posing with Little Red at Spanish Fork.
The red rock of Utah.
Firepower at the local gun shop.
NMBL holding an assault rifle at Sector Gun Shop in Spanish Fork.
Literally a one man (woman) operation at this diner.
A big but shy tarantula.
Heading North Through Idaho and Montana
One way to nowhere Idaho
Camping at Pocatello’s K.O.A., the third ever built. They had showers!
Lodgepole Campground just off MT-1.
The great hang at Lodgepole.
Our first campfire of the trip!
The helmets covered in protein… A.K.A. bugs.
Used cow lots. Only in Montana.
Missoula MT’s Zootown Brew. A great little coffee shop.
The Parlo room, Black Bear Motel, Davenport WA.
The Black Bear motel… wild west at its best!
It’s like a movie set!
Old West style on the outside, WiFi on the inside.
Homeward from the Okanagan
Horstings Farm outside of Cache Creek, BC.
DES’ lunch at Horstings.
NMBL and her noms.