Little Si
Kelly Bou and my brother, William Bou, accompanied me on a short hike up Little Si near North Bend, Washington on 22 April 2010.  Kelly and I had been visiting my brother and his family in nearby Kirkland, and I was itching to get some exercise while recovering from a recent bicycling accident (5 fractured ribs after being hit by a truck).  With an elevation gain of about 320 metres and a round-trip distance of about 8 kilometres, the hike up Little Si was an ideal early season trip for us.  Despite overcast skies and this being a weekday, the trail was still quite busy which speaks much of its popularity.
Everything is so green out here! William and Kelly admire the moss on the trees in the forest.
Unfortunately, views are limited on this hike. A rocky outcrop overlooks the valley separating Little Si and Mount Si.
Looks a bit beat up. This is the survey marker atop Little Si.
Little Si is also popular with rock climbers. William scrambles up some rocks just below the summit.
Hard to believe I could barely walk only 2 weeks ago! Sonny, Kelly and William stand on the 480-metre summit of Little Si.  Behind them, the top of Mount Si is shrouded in clouds.
Not the most awe-inspiring view, but that's as good as it gets on this day! Rattlesnake Mountain can be seen to the southwest.
There were also Nepalese prayer flags strung above the bench. A bench about halfway along the trail has an interesting memorial.