This was a momentous and highly-celebrated bike ride for me. After five months of dormancy(recovering from shoulder-replacement surgery), it was wonderful to be riding my bike on Goat Creek again. The trail is in great shape
As I was climbing the Screamer on my way to Hummingbird Plume, I heard heavy breathing behind me.
-Michelle and Jason enjoying the view on Merlin View trail at West Bragg Creek.- I had one of the best days ever on my bike today at West Bragg Creek.
-Brewster Creek trail presented some challenges with rocks, a powdery trailbed, and deadfall.- Next summer I’m planning to start a new blog
The High Rockies trail between Sawmill and Kent creek is a fantastic ride. In this video, I’m riding down to the Kent Creek trailhead. I took my eyes off what I was doing
-Can you spot the pine marten in the above photo?- I’ve biked here a couple times in the past week and had some interesting wildlife encounters. Not anything dramatic
The most impressive sight I saw today was on Long Distance when I reached my highest elevation. I encountered a sea of beautiful native grasses waving in the breeze,
This section of trail is 12.2K and while it has a lot of variety and various levels of difficulty, the best part is that you can finally access the High Rockies trail from a paved road!
I biked the High Rockies trail from its start at Goat Creek to Goat Pond which is a pretty easy 14K return trip.
-This is the all new view of Pilot mountain which was created by the avalanche- I blogged about the massive avalanche on Redearth Creek last winter