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Wasatch Crest attempt

Will my luck run out on me someday?  Ok, here was the plan yesterday – park my car in Park City and take the city bus to near the top of Guardsman Pass, then ride the Wasatch Crest Trail.  I rode to the Park City transit center and was told that the bus doesn’t run to the top of Guardmans Pass until June 17th.  So, my day started off on the wrong foot. I decided to just ride from Park City and []

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Trying to find a connection between Salt Lake and Ogden

I haven’t given up on the idea of a Utah 300 ride, similar to the one they have in Arizona, the Arizona Trail 300.  Today, I rode from the Dry Creek Trailhead up to just above Centerville, at which point, my Garmin died.  I found that there was singletrack trail almost the entire way, except on Bountiful Boulevard.  I passed a few firing ranges and was worried about snakes biting me as I rode through some tall grass.  I really do need []

Lots of snow this year

We didn’t have so much snow last year, as documented on this blog.  However, this year is turning out to be quite different.  We went down to visit my brother in California over the Easter weekend to attend his daughter’s baptism.  While in California, we enjoyed sunny, warm weather.  However, we were hit by a snowstorm when we arrived back in Utah and got nearly a foot of snow last night.  I was hoping to have another snow-less winter but that has not []

Warming up

I’ve always loved Spring.  The prior freeze gives way to warmer days.  Trails which have been inaccessible for months, start to thaw out.  And, I don’t have to wear that heavy jacket to work anymore.  However, sometimes Spring can be deceiving.  Last Saturday, I saw cyclists riding up Traverse Mountain Road in short sleeve jerseys.  I thought “I have to get out and ride.”  So, I did ride; down to the bottom of Suncrest near the Equestrian Center and then back up the mountain.  The trail was bone-dry []

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