Monthly Archives: July 2013

Montana Bicycle Ride 2013

Linda and I started riding supported bicycle camping tours 16 years ago, and have continued doing so since then.We typically ride at least one tour each summer through Bicycle Rides Northwest, a local bicycle touring company. This year we both rode their Montana Bicycle Ride, a 400-mile loop out of Missoula, Montana. Continue reading

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Colorado and Utah Peaks, June 2013

Late June seems to be a good time to visit the high peaks of Colorado, when the snowpack is diminishing, the days are long, and the threat of summer thunderstorms is not yet a daily concern.

I started this summer with an ambitious plan to hike/climb several peaks in Colorado, move on to Utah to attempt Utah’s highest peak, and to hike up a remote peak in SE Oregon on the return home. I did not accomplish all these plans, but had a good time exploring more of Colorado and seeing Utah’s High Uintas for the first time. Continue reading

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