Memorial Weekend Ride 2017
1: Quick stop on Vantage Highway to adjust packing.
2: Mt. Rainier in the background.
3: Lunch in Quincy - Yellow marks our spot.
4: A step up.
5: After miles of sun, we found a side road with shade to stop for a drink of water.
6: He's a rebel for sure.
7: Gas stop in Ephrata.
8: In the middle of nowhere, on the way to Wilson Creek.
9: Crab Creek.
10: Parking across from the Harvest Moon in Wilson Creek.
11: American Legion Park - Wilson Creek.
12: Back roads near Marlin.
13: Loaded down.
14: Octagon grain silo in wheat country on Kiner Rd.
15: On a high plateau in wheat fields.
16: Ancient silos.
17: Our campground in Wilbur. Country Lane RV - great location and friendly owners.
18: A beautiful place to stop for the weekend.
19: Setting up the tent.
20: Ready for our Memorial Day weekend.
21: Tractor storage area and laundry/bathrooms.
22: Trees at the west end of the campground.
23: Blackbirds at the west end of the campground, by the creek.
24: A traveling mother and daughter from Denmark had engine problems in their rented RV. Bob to the rescue!
25: Saturday breakfast in the camping dining room. Good food!
26: Country Lane RV dining room & store.
27: Ride to Lincoln and Miles to explore around Lake Roosevelt (Columbia River).
28: Beautiful pine forests in the area.
29: Riding near Lincoln.
30: The grocery store in Wilbur had this awesome hummus from a local farm. Yummie!
31: View looking towards the dam from the Crossett's place near Electric City.
32: Lawn and the covered garden and swimming pool.
33: Awesome view up here!
34: More amazing views.
35: The old road.
36: Losing daylight - watch out for deer!
37: End of the road in Lincoln.
39: Beach at Lincoln.
40: Drink break at Deer Meadow.
41: Deer Meadow.
42: Wild Goose Bill Days - a legend in Wilbur.
43: I hear the train a' coming...
44: Rollin' round the bend...
45: Shade in Wilson Creek.
46: Packing up to head home.
47: Mostly packed.
48: Checking the maps to decide which way to go next.
49: Flower garden at Country Lane RV.
50: Flower garden at Country Lane RV.
51: Flower garden at Country Lane RV.
52: Flower garden at Country Lane RV.
53: Flower garden at Country Lane RV.
54: Flower garden at Country Lane RV.
56: Country Lane RV Park - Wilbur.
57: Wheat fields.
58: In the shadow of a grain silo.
60: Tall silos.
61: Marlin City Hall and Fire Station.
62: City Hall - an old church.
63: Church windows.
64: Marlin Fire Department Truck No 2.
68: Old gas pump for Fire Dept.
70: Remember 42 cents a gallon?
72: No Parking.
73: Shade trees in Marlin.
74: In the middle of nowhere.
75: Wild flowers.
76: Wild flowers.
77: Gravel deposits and basalt cliffs are common in the areas where the Ice Ages Floods created the coulees about 16,000 years ago.
78: Basalt cliffs.
79: No shade here at all!
80: Lunch stop in Soap Lake.
82: Need a new rear tire.
83: Need a new front tire, too.
84: Route to Grand Couleee from Wilbur. Some pretty good riding roads here.
85: Route for Saturday ride to Lincoln, Miles, and Grand Coulee. First we went east, then we went west.
86: Partial map of the weekend ride, Ellensburg to Wilbur.
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