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... cold descending into the wind. Matt was experiencing horrendous hot aches just as someone stopped to try and hold a conversation with him about the stunning view ahead. Matt was pretty green and was making unusual noises and facial expressions. Fortunately, the man soon gave up and moved on, and we carried on our way. Frost nip aside, the ride today was actually incredibly beautiful: huge imposing crags forming a gateway to the mountains, unusual rock ...
... 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 ...
... than I was at the time (and still are!) and managed to summit. I had gotten most of the way up before the sky turned an ominous-looking gray, although as best I can recall we weren’t hit by much more than light showers on our descent. Lower danger of lighting is one advantage of September fourteener hikes compared to earlier in the season. I can think of at least four peaks I climbed with my brother over the years ...
... we reached the end of the road. The last leg of the climb, up to 14 thousand feet, had to be done on foot after adjusting to the altitude. I decided to channel Martina the mountain goat and get up that final stretch as quickly as I could, and it felt incredible to reach the top and gaze down on a lake far, far below. And it wasn’t raining!
Later, we hopped over to Buena Vista ...
The South Park Valley has fascinated me long before it
became famous in a cartoon. I first passed through it just before Thanksgiving
in 1991 on my way to Santa Fe to meet a friend. It had been an unusually cold
start to winter and South Park seemed like a barren frigid wasteland of deep
and blowing snow. South Park is one of three so-called “parks” in Colorado, the
others being called Middle Park and North ...
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530 N. US Highway 24, Buena Vista | 1 star motelfrom $110