Tag Archives: pacific northwest

September 16, 2016 – Suttle Lake Loop and US 20, OR to Sam and Kelly’s house, Silverton, OR

I found myself wide awake and deep in thought around 3 AM. It’s starting to hit me that the trip is almost over and I’ll be getting back to city living. There are many pros and cons with this, the … Continue reading

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September 14, 2016 – Juntura Hot Springs, Juntura, OR to Buck Creek Road and US 20, OR

It got quite cold last night and I needed to go full mummy in my sleeping bag in order to stay warm. I woke up a few times during the night because of the cold and then when it was … Continue reading

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September 13, 2016 – Jim and Gayle’s house, Eagle, ID to Juntura Hot Springs, Juntura, OR

I had a pretty awesome 10 days or so off in Boise. My whole purpose of coming at this particular time was to go to my friend Brandon’s wedding. In doing so I ended up hanging out with some old … Continue reading

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September 1, 2016 – Sand Pass Road and US 95, NV to Arock Road and US 95, OR

A couple more vehicles pulled into Sand Pass Road last night, but didn’t seem to mind that a tent was set up right there. It was pretty cool out all night, eventually I had to climb into my sleeping bag … Continue reading

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August 30, 2016 – Strawberry Valley Guard Station, Plumas National Forest, CA to EBARA International, Sparks, CA

Kyle and Chelsea usually wake up at 6 and get on the road by 6:45, which works out great for me because I need to make up some mileage from yesterday if I’m to make it to Boise on Friday … Continue reading

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August 17, 2016 – Lassen National Forest, CA to Kevin’s house, Sacramento, CA

After 10,000+ feet of elevation gain yesterday I slept great. I was thinking I may encounter some wildlife in the night since I’m camped around 7000 feet, but nothing disturbed me. Also didn’t hear any traffic driving by on the … Continue reading

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August 15, 2016 – Milepost 232 on US 97, OR to Black Butte Dr, Weed, CA

During the night a couple of trucks pulled into my area and continued on down the dirt road to wherever it leads. Other than that it was a pretty peaceful sleep. I suppose it helped being as tired as I … Continue reading

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August 14, 2016 – Juniper Glen. Tumalo, OR to Milepost 232 on US 97, OR

I woke up a couple of times during the night because I was too warm and then woke up at about 9:30 to go to the bathroom. No one else in the house was up and moving yet, so I … Continue reading

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August 13, 2016 – SW Highland Ln, Madras, OR to Juniper Glen, Tumalo, OR

Slept pretty great and was wide awake by 6. The sun was coming up and shining into my tent giving some extra warmth, not that it was needed as I didn’t even get into my sleeping bag last night. I … Continue reading

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August 12, 2016 – Laurie’s house, Portland, OR to SW Highland LN, Madras, OR

After about two weeks off of the bike I was definitely anxious to get back on and start heading south. I enjoyed my time off in Portland, Denver, and Indianapolis. Hanging with friends and family as much as possible. I … Continue reading

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