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... screaming barfies' as they are also known because they are so painful they make you feel like you are going to be sick. When it is cold, blood circulation to the extremities - fingers and toes - becomes restricted (in climbing this is encouraged by holding your axes above your head; when cycling by gripping your handlebars into the wind without moving them). Hot aches occur when the blood starts to flow back into the extremities. Many people confuse this feeling with ...
... in OR. More info can be found here www.transamtrail.com. Since I had already done most of the eastern portion last year, the western part was what we were after.
It started off mostly easy gravel forest service type roads. There's no better perspective of a place you've never been, than from a motorcycle off the beaten path. I was amazed at how much of the county roads outside the cities are unpaved, ...
... icy slope.
We decided at that point we weren’t going to make the summit, and if we did there was some danger we might get blown off, so best to turn around and head back. Foiled a second time in my attempt to ascend Mount Massive. Interestingly, we didn’t see another person the entire day on our hike but could see Leadville the whole way up once we got out of the trees and had strong telephone signal all the ...
... 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 ...
... relatively flat valleys
between mountain ranges that are high, dry, and frigid. They’re all sparsely
populated and given over mostly to ranching.
I decided to take a drive through the western part of the valley
including the valley’s main town, Fairplay, and then to Weston Pass, a pass
over the range between the South Park and Arkansas Valleys which I also have not
crossed. The scenery on the west side of ...
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530 N. US Highway 24, Buena Vista | 1 star motelfrom $110