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... 48. Tuesday 30th September. Hutchison-Burnett Cow Camp Cabin to Upper Dome Reservoir. We kept the wood burner going all through the night and into the morning until our departure. It was lovely to cook and eat breakfast, get dressed into dried out cycling gear, and pack the panniers all in the warmth of the hut. Outside, more snow had settled and there was a thick freezing fog. The start of the day involved the final 500 metres up to Marshall Pass which was ...
... lot more stressful than the simple routine of spending four or more days stretched out in the middle of nowhere where your only concerns are washing in creeks, cooking on the stove, and going to sleep. It seems Matt in particular has some re-acclimatisation to do as he did not enjoy the feeling of being back in a town again so soon. It made him very grumpy. Having said that, once at the campground we had a great evening with Frank (who we met in Kremmling) and the three South ...
... CO. Filled up on fuel and oil (sustained 8k rpms on the Vstrom through OK for hours on end seems to have burned about 1 qt), and found our way to the trail. From here on out we'll call the Trans America Trail the "TAT". 3 letter acronyms seem to be all the rage these days, so lets jump on board. The TAT is a system of gravel/dirt roads, forest roads, atv trails, mountain passes, etc from E TN to the ...
All good fun here. Now that we're in the Colorado mountains temperatures are much more pleasant. After Canyonlands NP (UT) & then Colorado NM (near Grand Junction) we thought we were over canyons but Black Canyon of the Gunnison was quite different - steep sided, hard black rock rather than ...
... is my first crash on my bike ever. I'm lucky there wasn't a car driving in my lane at that moment. Sidenote: I love how cars and motorcycles will yell out encouragement to me. That can help so much! It got cold and hot and sprinkled while it was sunny. Wind gusts threatened to push me off the road. I was so happy when I got to the top. A couple other touring cyclists were stopped at the top going the opposite way. A man came up as I was ...
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