This man is traveling 300 miles by wheelchair to push for more accessible nature trails

Mackay travels on the Olympic Discovery Trail near his home in Washington.

Ian Mackay is traveling 300 miles to push for more accessible nature trails. What makes his journey unique is that Ian is a quadriplegic and he’s making the journey by powered wheelchair. The outdoors enthusiast embarked on the 10-day journey on August 13. He is traveling Victoria, British Columbia to Portland, Oregon. As Mackay puts it, he’s “rolling across Washington” to bring awareness to the need for accessible trails and bike paths. And he’s dubbed the journey Ian’s Ride.

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