9/21 to 9/24/2017 – It is a real bummer not seeing one of your best buddies for 2 whole years. So when that friend proposes meeting up to give a whirl at a quick bikepacking trip at classic mountain biking venue… you show up. Dave planted the seed to meet up and ride the Maah […]Read more "Mud Daah Hey"
Mid-May to Early-August 2017 – Well, this summer rolled in quick, hot and dry after our wet spring, and hasn’t let off yet (for a single day!). We’ve been enjoying the endless blue skies (until recent wildfire smoke rolled in and a surprise damp cool day on the Rocky Mountain Front) by getting out and […]Read more "We’ve been hiking a bit…"
2/10 to 2/11/2017 – I had a nice little story written up about this excellent trip into the Wolverine Cabin in Ten Lakes… but then it mysteriously disappeared when I published the post… So here is the quick and dirty – Daan spontaneously flew in from Denver to visit Jonny and I (temporarily reuniting a good […]Read more "A Quick Winter Walk into Ten Lakes"
11/10 to 12/6/2016 – Uncle Mike is an adventurous force to be reckoned with. He has an endless collection of wild stories from his wanderlust filled life. And now, at 70-years young, this fellow spends a majority of his time cycling through foreign countries immersing himself in local culture and customs. Early in the summer of 2016, Grete […]Read more "A Chévere Month in Ecuador"
4/1 to 5/9/2016 – When you get a call from your best buddies proposing that they might come stay with you for a month, take them up on it. Then they’ll stay longer. And keep coming back. And that’s the best part. That was the case when Jonny and Leslie came back to town last […]Read more "Some Family Outings"
9/22 to 10/8/2016 – The Idaho Batholith is a large granitic intrusion that forms the mountains at the heart of the Idaho Hot Springs route. The igneous intrusion that formed the Sawtooths, the Salmon River Mountains and most of the rest of central Idaho’s high country also fuel the hot springs that are so prevalent throughout […]Read more "Idaho Hot Springs… Round 2"
9/3 to 9/20/2016 – Suddenly it was September, and the long, warm days of summer quickly transitioned into crisp and ever-shortening days of autumn. With this change in season, came a renewed vigor for the outdoors (because fall is the BEST time of year to play in the mountains). Grete and I joined a large […]Read more "The Lovely Month of September"