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... the last two days of wind, rain, storms, mud and snow, and we worked out that we will have climbed four passes over 10,000 feet and done over 50 miles of climbing by the end of tomorrow in a five day period. It's been a tough stretch, especially weather wise, but there are only two days to go until a rest day in Del Norte. We cannot wait. Day 49. Wednesday 1st October. Upper Dome Reservoir to Storm King Campground. We both slept amazingly well but woke to a thick frost ...
... to pack and repack because we used the ranch kitchen. Instead, we spent a few hours drinking freshly brewed coffee and talking to Eric who runs the place. As we finally packed up our bikes to go and opened the ranch doors, we saw before us a herd of hundreds of Buffalo who had come down from the hills to gather by the river. It was such an amazing sight to witness their huge size and familiar profile just a couple of hundred metres away. By the time we left, clouds were brewing, ...
... off we went. We were not a moment too soon with new tires! We encountered the first "rough" roads of the trip including two mountain passes. Marshall pass was first. Fantastic scenery and vistas and a fun ride up. It was both entertaining and big learning curve to take 800 lbs of motorcycle on trails and roads I would typically be riding a 220 lb 2 stroke on. Later in the ...
... beauty of it's land and proud people.
"Little Circles" by Stephen Laskey
Sit back in your chair, put your feet up in front of you and then move them in little circles. Now close your eyes and just imagine where that simple motion may take you.
My little circles have taken me to places of unimaginable wonder, to worlds of pure awe and uncontested beauty, and to the edges of mortality ...
... 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 ...
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530 N. US Highway 24, Buena Vista | 1 star motelfrom $110