Heading west, on two wheels again but this time with a motor to help me.

13,891 kilometers (8,631.46 miles) over 96 days from June 28, 2017 to October 01, 2017

Table of Contents
Introduction: 1
Boston to Devils Tombstone: On the road, first night in the Catskills 2
Hunter Mountain Fire Tower: A hike up a mountain to see the view 3
Devil's Tombstone to Binghamton: Rain sends me scurrying to a motel 4
Binghamton to Minister Creek: PA roller coaster 5
Minister Creek Hiking Trail: a day off to camp and hike 6
Minister Creek to Amherst, Ohio: the Great Lakes begin 7
Amherst, Ohio to Jackson, Michigan: into Michigan 8
Jackson, Michigan to Nordhouse Dunes: 9
Nordhouse Dunes: A long hike through the dunes 10
Nordhouse Dunes: Camping on the beach 11
Nordhouse Dunes to Newberry: Into the Upper Peninsula of Michigan 12
Newberry to Marquette: Boreal forest 13
Marquette to Copper Harbor: Cold and rainy 14
Copper Harbor: hiking Estivant Pines 15
Copper Harbor: mountain-biking the Keweenaw Peninsula 16
Copper Harbor to Wakona Lake: back down the peninsula, into Wisconsin 17
Wakona Lake to Duluth, MN: another state, another load of laundry... 18
Duluth to Cascade River: about as backcountry as I can get with this motorcycle. 19
Eagle Mountain: hiking to the (not very) highest elevation of Minnesota 20
Cascade River: hanging out to camp, hike, and try to find that moose 21
Cascade River to Kabetogama: longish day on the motorcycle to get to another national forest 22
Lake Kabetogama hangout: camping, hiking, chores, and setting up a canoe trip 23
Voyageurs National Park: canoing to backcountry campsite 24
Voyageurs National Park: 24 hours with no human contact, hiking in the Kabetogama Peninsula 25
Voyageurs National Park: return canoe trip 26
International Falls to Devils Lake: North Dakota, and watch out for the animals 27
Devils Lake to Roosevelt National Park: the plains...the plains 28
Roosevelt National Park: hiking Sperati Point in search of a sunset 29
Roosevelt National Park: Aschenbach trail 30
Roosevelt National Park to Fort Benton, Montana: long day on the plains into Montana 31
Fort Benton to Clark Fork: over the continental divide to Missoula to get an oil change 32
Lolo National Forest: hiking the Iron Mountain Road 33
Clark Fork to Glacier National Park: campgrounds are full in the park, headed for the bush 34
Glacier National Park: hiking Numa Ridge 35
Glacier National Park: Going to the Sun Road 36
Glacier National Park to Lake McGregor: let's not get started on Mormons 37
Lake McGregor to Yaak River: slow burn until the part arrives in Spokane 38
Yaak River to Davenport, WA: picking up my switch 39
Davenport to Lone Fir Campground: 40
Cascades National Park - Maple Pass: kind of like Switzerland 41
Cascades National Park - Sourdough Mountain: of deer, switchbacks, and those paved curves. 42
Cascades National Park to Wenatchee: time to fix that switch 43
Wenatchee to Hat Rock: passed 150,000 miles; and the hospitality of a fellow beamer rider 44
Hat Rock to Hell's Canyon: What the F is Farkel? 45
Hell's Canyon rim road: hot and dusty hikeabout 46
Hell's Canyon to Ontario: the eclipse, a photographic phlop 47
Ontario to Pine, Idaho: 48
Pine to Crosscut Trail: into the back country 49
Crosscut Trail Day 2: egg burritos save the day 50
Crosscut Trail Day 3: that makes 2 days without people 51
Pine to Mountain Home: 2 days without people then one day chock full of them 52
Mountain Home to Craters of the Moon: sagebrush to basalt 53
Craters of the Moon: hikeabout 54
Craters of the Moon: Back country day 1 55
Craters of the Moon: Back country day 2 56
Craters of the Moon to City of Rocks: and getting to know the residents of Arco 57
City of Rocks: back country hike-in 58
City of Rocks: hike around the park 59
City of Rocks: Graham Peak 60
City of Rocks to Antelope Island: Great Salt Lake 61
Ogden to Flaming Gorge: hot on the trail of my ancestors 62
Flaming Gorge to Dinosaur National Monument: 63
Dinosaur National Monument: Jones Hole 64
Dinosaur National Monument: Ely Creek Trail 65
Dinosaur National Monument to Rabbit Valley: into Colorado 66
Colorado National Monument: redux 67
Rabbit Valley to Moab: Arches, world traveler, wandering cyclist 68
Arches National Park: Double-O Arch, Primitive Loop 69
Moab to Canyonlands: summer to winter in 20 minutes 70
Canyonlands: Syncline loop 71
Canyonlands: Lathrop trail 72
Canyonlands to Durango: heading for a rest 73
Durango to St George, Utah: my shock is toast 74
St George to Las Vegas: yup, Vegas 75
Las Vegas to Barstow, CA: sorry my shock can't handle that 76
Barstow to Kingman, AZ: a bit of route 66 77
Kingman to Phoenix: repairs and switch to bicycle 78