Greenway Infinity Loop

  • Date:
    2018/07/15 to 2018/07/28
    Car-to-car:
    14 days
    Round-trip distance:
    412 miles (182 miles on foot, 230 miles on bike)
    Elevation gain:
    50,000 feet
    Trip type:
    bikepack & backpack
    References:
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  • Day 1: to West Point and back

  • Leaving the trailhead
    Leaving the trailhead
  • Elliot Bay Trail
    Elliot Bay Trail
  • South Magnolia shore
    South Magnolia shore
  • Gandalf!
    Gandalf!
  • Great Blue Heron
    Great Blue Heron
  • At West Point, the western-most point of the Greenway
    At West Point, the western-most point of the Greenway
  • Juvenile bald eagles
    Juvenile bald eagles
  • Discovery Park
    Discovery Park
  • Live a great story
    Live a great story
  • Day 2: to North Bend

  • Sammamish River Trail
    Sammamish River Trail
  • On North Creek Trail at a northern-most point of the Greenway
    On North Creek Trail at a northern-most point of the Greenway
  • Tolt-Pipeline Trail
    Tolt-Pipeline Trail
  • Beverage stop in Carnation
    Beverage stop in Carnation
  • Snoqualmie Valley Trail
    Snoqualmie Valley Trail
  • Snoqualmie Falls
    Snoqualmie Falls
  • Mount Si over Borst Lake
    Mount Si over Borst Lake
  • Our friends' home in North Bend
    Our friends' home in North Bend
  • Day 3: to Cle Elum

  • Foxglove
    Foxglove
  • The start of the Iron Horse Trail
    The start of the Iron Horse Trail
  • Trestle on the Iron Horse Trail
    Trestle on the Iron Horse Trail
  • In the Snoqualmie Tunnel
    In the Snoqualmie Tunnel
  • East end of the Snoqualmie Tunnel
    East end of the Snoqualmie Tunnel
  • Keechelus Lake
    Keechelus Lake
  • Stewart Lodge in Cle Elum
    Stewart Lodge in Cle Elum
  • Day 4: to Ellensburg

  • Yakima River
    Yakima River
  • Durr Road
    Durr Road
  • Near the southern-most point of the Greenway on Manastash Ridge
    Near the southern-most point of the Greenway on Manastash Ridge
  • Durr Road
    Durr Road
  • Mural in Ellensburg
    Mural in Ellensburg
  • Wilson Creek Road
    Wilson Creek Road
  • Near the eastern-most point of the Greenway
    Near the eastern-most point of the Greenway
  • One of our hosts in Ellensburg
    One of our hosts in Ellensburg
  • Day 5: to Blewett Pass cache

  • Reecer Creek Road
    Reecer Creek Road
  • Lunch in a shady ditch
    Lunch in a shady ditch
  • Yakima Valley from Reecer Creek Road
    Yakima Valley from Reecer Creek Road
  • Table Mountain from Lion Rock
    Table Mountain from Lion Rock
  • Our water cache
    Our water cache
  • FS Road 35
    FS Road 35
  • FS Road 9712
    FS Road 9712
  • Camp & cache sorting on the shoulder of FS Road 7324-800.
    Camp & cache sorting on the shoulder of FS Road 7324-800.
  • Day 6: to Miller Peak

  • Clear cut on the County Line Trail
    Clear cut on the County Line Trail
  • Miller Peak
    Miller Peak
  • Green hitchhiker
    Green hitchhiker
  • On the summit of Miller Peak
    On the summit of Miller Peak
  • Stonecrop
    Stonecrop
  • Camp on the ridge between Miller Pk & Freedom Pk
    Camp on the ridge between Miller Pk & Freedom Pk
  • Day 7: to De Roux Campground

  • Mt Stuart and Navaho Peak from the summit of Freedom Peak
    Mt Stuart and Navaho Peak from the summit of Freedom Peak
  • County Line marker with Earl Peak in the background
    County Line marker with Earl Peak in the background
  • Freedom Peak
    Freedom Peak
  • Navaho Peak
    Navaho Peak
  • The Stuart Range from Old County Line Trail
    The Stuart Range from Old County Line Trail
  • First running water since two days ago on Table Mountain
    First running water since two days ago on Table Mountain
  • Indian Paintbrush
    Indian Paintbrush
  • The Bean/Volcanic Neck saddle
    The Bean/Volcanic Neck saddle
  • Mount Stuart from Hardscrabble Creek Trail
    Mount Stuart from Hardscrabble Creek Trail
  • Evaluating our food level
    Evaluating our food level
  • De Roux Campground
    De Roux Campground
  • Day 8: to Davis Peak

  • De Roux Spur Trail
    De Roux Spur Trail
  • The section from Trail 1939.1 to Paris Creek Trail was very overgrown and difficult to follow.
    The section from Trail 1939.1 to Paris Creek Trail was very overgrown and difficult to follow.
  • Saddle at the top of Paris Creek Trail
    Saddle at the top of Paris Creek Trail
  • Our cache near the Paris Creek Trailhead
    Our cache near the Paris Creek Trailhead
  • Food!  New shoes, ice axes, and supplies.
    Food! New shoes, ice axes, and supplies.
  • Cle Elum River
    Cle Elum River
  • Davis Peak Trail
    Davis Peak Trail
  • 2006 Polallie Burn
    2006 Polallie Burn
  • Camp around 5,800' on the Davis Peak Trail
    Camp around 5,800' on the Davis Peak Trail
  • Dinner with the bugs
    Dinner with the bugs
  • Day 9: to the PCT

  • Indian Paintbrush
    Indian Paintbrush
  • Near the Davis Peak Lookout
    Near the Davis Peak Lookout
  • Lake Terence from our breakfast spot on Davis Peak's central summit
    Lake Terence from our breakfast spot on Davis Peak's central summit
  • Davis Peak
    Davis Peak
  • Bugs!
    Bugs!
  • The descent to Lake Terence was unpleasant.  I would go a different way if I did it again.
    The descent to Lake Terence was unpleasant. I would go a different way if I did it again.
  • Lake Terence
    Lake Terence
  • Cathedral Rock
    Cathedral Rock
  • Our dinner spot looking at the Paddy-Go-Easy peaks
    Our dinner spot looking at the Paddy-Go-Easy peaks
  • Day 10: to Middle Fork Snoqualmie

  • The Citadel
    The Citadel
  • Cathedral Rock from the PCT
    Cathedral Rock from the PCT
  • Breakfast spot with Jerry Garcia Peak in the background
    Breakfast spot with Jerry Garcia Peak in the background
  • Oak Fern
    Oak Fern
  • Bears Breast Mountain
    Bears Breast Mountain
  • Lake Ivanhoe
    Lake Ivanhoe
  • La Bohn Peak over a meadow on the west side of Dutch Miller Gap
    La Bohn Peak over a meadow on the west side of Dutch Miller Gap
  • Old Cascade Crest Trail sign
    Old Cascade Crest Trail sign
  • PCT sign from before the 1978 reroute
    PCT sign from before the 1978 reroute
  • Iron Cap Mountain
    Iron Cap Mountain
  • Bears Breast Mountain from near Pedro Camp
    Bears Breast Mountain from near Pedro Camp
  • Summit Chief Mountain from near Pedro Camp
    Summit Chief Mountain from near Pedro Camp
  • Chimney Rock and Overcoat Peak
    Chimney Rock and Overcoat Peak
  • Day 11: to Middle Fork Campground

  • Bunchberry dogwood and oak fern
    Bunchberry dogwood and oak fern
  • Tiger lilly
    Tiger lilly
  • Burnt Boot Peak
    Burnt Boot Peak
  • Amanita?
    Amanita?
  • Old Middle Fork Trail sign
    Old Middle Fork Trail sign
  • Mysterious shower on the Middle Fork Trail
    Mysterious shower on the Middle Fork Trail
  • A home near Goldmyer Hot Springs
    A home near Goldmyer Hot Springs
  • Fording Burntboot Creek
    Fording Burntboot Creek
  • Life Motor Oil
    Life Motor Oil
  • Five-leaved bramble (raspberry)
    Five-leaved bramble (raspberry)
  • Trail booty
    Trail booty
  • Garfield Mountain over the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River
    Garfield Mountain over the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River
  • Gateway Bridge
    Gateway Bridge
  • Middle Fork Campground
    Middle Fork Campground
  • Day 12: to North Bend

  • CCC Trail
    CCC Trail
  • Wood culvert under the CCC Trail
    Wood culvert under the CCC Trail
  • Red huckleberries
    Red huckleberries
  • Thimble berry, red huckleberry, black berry, and salmon berry
    Thimble berry, red huckleberry, black berry, and salmon berry
  • A bootleg mountain bike trail
    A bootleg mountain bike trail
  • Douglas Fir Trail in the Mt Si trail network
    Douglas Fir Trail in the Mt Si trail network
  • Mt Si Road bridge over the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River
    Mt Si Road bridge over the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River
  • At our friends' home in North Bend
    At our friends' home in North Bend
  • Day 13: to Issaquah

  • Back on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail
    Back on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail
  • Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead
    Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead
  • Mt Si from Rattlesnake Ledge
    Mt Si from Rattlesnake Ledge
  • The connector between Rattlesnake & Tiger is pretty unpleasant
    The connector between Rattlesnake & Tiger is pretty unpleasant
  • Raging River
    Raging River
  • Highway 18 column
    Highway 18 column
  • Easy Tiger Trail
    Easy Tiger Trail
  • Road 1500
    Road 1500
  • Food! At the Issaquah Holiday Inn
    Food! At the Issaquah Holiday Inn
  • Day 14: to Home

  • Issaquah-Hobart Road
    Issaquah-Hobart Road
  • May Valley Loop Trail
    May Valley Loop Trail
  • On the summit of Wilderness Peak
    On the summit of Wilderness Peak
  • Coal Creek Park
    Coal Creek Park
  • The start of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail
    The start of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail
  • Aubrey Davis Park
    Aubrey Davis Park
  • I-90 bridge over Lake Washington
    I-90 bridge over Lake Washington
  • I-90 Bike Tunnel
    I-90 Bike Tunnel
  • Downtown Seattle from Beacon Hill
    Downtown Seattle from Beacon Hill
  • The end of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail
    The end of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail
  • Elliot Bay Trail
    Elliot Bay Trail
  • Home!
    Home!

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