Sunday, September 21, 2008

Indian Summer - Amazing Horse Back Ride

We've been having an amazing September here in the Pacific Northwest. I think it three weeks without a single drop of rain. That must be some kind of record.

We decided to go for a trail ride up Taylor Mountain. It was a beautiful day, and there was quite a view waiting for us at the top.








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This trail head is just south of Highway 18 off Issaquah-Hobart road. There's a nice big gravel parking lot, and the main trail is pretty wide and well groomed.

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There are several smaller trails that break off the main one. We found this loop that goes up to the top of a ridge then back around and connects back up with the main trail.

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Close to the top of the ridge, we came to an opening, and suddenly Mt. Rainier came into view. It was an unbelievable view.

It was one of the best rides in my short riding life.
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See you next time...