After last year's Summer Olympics trip, Chris and I decided to make it an annual tradition to go on a hair-brained adventure. This year I wanted to go map and ride the WaMBR Trail - a mountain bike route that I hoped would span the entire length of the state from Canada to Oregon.
Unfortunately, we only made it a day and a half before everything fell apart. Like literally, Chris' rear axle fell apart and he had to walk back to the car and drive into town to get a repair. Meanwhile, I kept going but quickly discovered that the proposed route was a literal dead-end at a deep ravine.
After much map consulting, we realized that the route just wasnt going to work. The dream of the WaMBR Trail was dead. =(
We regrouped and did end up riding the Blue Buck Trail instead. It was overgrown, exposed, wet, and sometimes barely there, but it was still a really fun adventure.
Although the whole ill-fated trail was my idea, Chris' broken bike on the second day earned him the Lost Paddle Award™ again this year.
Previous Summer Adventures:
Installing a Victron BMV-712 battery monitor
Making a super functional improvement for our new boat
New house means yet another new chicken coop
After over 10 years in this house, we are moving on
We are back this year with a new crew and a brand new racer