Category Archives: Mountain Biking

Hard Days

After returning from the boat at the end of April, Lisa and I moved into our van, a 2004 Sprinter we bought and converted to a camper back in December. We spent most of May near Cortez and Durango and … Continue reading

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Adventuring with Lisa

I have a strong independent streak, and a long history of doing sports and trips more or less exclusively solo. So when I started adventuring with Lisa last summer it was a huge, abrupt shift; we were doing and still … Continue reading

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Denver to Durango

Over the last week and a half I did a mountain biking trip following the Colorado Trail, starting in Denver, finishing up in Durango and traversing the width of the Colorado Rockies. View Denver to Durango in a larger map … Continue reading

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White Rim Road

The White Rim Road is a jeep road running through the Island in the Sky region of Canyonlands, along a bench mostly of white sandstone that separates the island — a raised plateau at about 6000′ — from the Colorado … Continue reading

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Sawatch Colorado Trail Biking

Last weekend I took three days and did a tour along part of the Colorado Trail, around the Sawatch Range in central Colorado. The Colorado Trail is the premier long distance trail in the state, nearly 500 miles winding through … Continue reading

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McKenzie River

The McKenzie river makes its way into Eugene from a series of springs in the Cascades. Last summer I spent a couple months staying at several places in Oregon, and this river was the locus of many activities, including hiking, … Continue reading

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