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Life begins after Ironman

I’m living life day by day training for a finish line. But what begins after that finish? Where does my life take me? How does life begin? 272 more words

Trail Report: Kachess Ridge Trail, Easton, WA

Whether you’re shuttling or grinding up the gravel road, the singletrack is a pleasant surprise – mixing incredible views of Mt. Rainier, Mt. Stuart and Lake Kachess with alpine meadows, creek crossings and old growth forests. 289 more words


Why I Ride Junk Mountain Bike Stuff

When I did my mountain biking trip in the U.P. I actually wished I had a better bike.  Don’t get me wrong, my 2×7 drive train was adequate, my brakes stopped me, and I didn’t have any flats; still there were times I would have benefited from a faster shifting drivetrain with a wider range, a more responsive fork, and a lighter bike.   611 more words

Matt Gholson

Racing for Dummies: 7 Things I Learned in My First XC Mountain Bike Race

As I listened to the speakers blaring “Highway to Hell” by AC/DC, I could feel my adrenaline surging through my body. In 10 seconds, I would be pedalling as fast as my little legs would go for 12.5 kilometres of muddy, winding, trails. 801 more words


Almost Ten

In a little over a month Audrey will turn ten years old. Soon after she’ll be starting her last year of elementary school. The coming milestones made our trip into the Rattlesnake Wilderness feel even more special. 2,862 more words


Weekend activity: Explore Tolt MacDonald Park

At less than one hour from Seattle, Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation is a true recreation destination. The 574-acre park sits at the confluence of the Snoqualmie and Tolt Rivers in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley and features stunning views of the Snoqualmie River and local farmland. 226 more words

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