Elk Mountain Ranch
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... was a special, almost Christmas like scene. As we neared the top, the surface deteriorated, the wind came on, and it all suddenly felt like very hard work after 26.7 miles of climbing. It was also already 17:45 - we would normally be in camp by then! At this point, we spotted a hut to the north of the trail and decided to check it out. It was like a Scottish Bothy: small, dark, drafty, but with loads of character, a wood burning stove, wooden cots and a table and ...
... 11,482 feet, this was by far the highest we have been on a bike so far and the second highest point on the whole divide, but our caffeine fuelled bodies pushed us up the ten mile climb in good time and without too much of a struggle. It was supposed to be a short day with camp just the other side of the pass, but because it was still early and also because the next few days are forecast for thunder storms and snow, we decided to push on ten miles to Como which involved an ...
... 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 ...
... so I was trying to stay as close to the guardrail as possible. At one point, my front pannier clipped the rail and threw me sideways into the road. It happened so fast that I couldn't unclip my left shoe from the pedal to catch myself. The bike fell on my left leg and the chainring cut my right leg. I have some giant bruises and cuts. A Jeep passed going the opposite way and saw me fall but they didn't stop. I was a lot more careful after ...
... I, but we both had fun building and filming. At one point Ali was (self admittedly) not listening to instructions when the site supervisor asked her to chalk a line. Upon realizing they weren't getting work done, Ali told her group "LESS TALKY MORE CHALKY." After a delicious lunch of bratwurst provided by a local church we headed to the Habitat office to edit.our video. We got to talk for a while with the executive director and did some ...