Those who wish to run in the upcoming Cascade Crest 100 are required to donate 8 hours of trail work. For David and his brothers, there is no better place than their nostalgic Priest Lake.
On our way to the R family cabin, we stopped to pick up some groceries at a store with quite the old-school novelty: miniature shopping carts. This place is so rural that it must not have received all the parental complaints of bruised and bleeding ankles. Anyway, Mia was in heaven...
...and Dad spent his time repairing the inevitable:
When we arrived at our destination, Mia and I hiked around while the boys went to work clearing the trails.
Once the work was done, play time ensued!
On our way to the trail head of our traditional Squaw Man hike,
some of the boys were busy keepin' it classy in the bed of John's truck:
The summit of Squaw Man is incredible every time!