After a weekend in Lummi Island, I headed south to Elbe, a gateway town to Rainier. I’m not exactly sure how I selected Elbe, Washington. Perhaps the train cars on the main highway caught my attention as I drove through it on my way to the Olympic Peninsula the week prior.
I just knew I needed to head south for my journey back to Colorado for July and August, and it seemed like there was some hiking around. Additionally, since I’ve wanted to see Mt. St. Helen’s and that National Monument was sort of on the way to Mendocino where I planned to visit some friends for the weekend.EXPLORE MORE!