2019 Leadville 100

Prerace- me & Tony
Top of Columbine climb, practice day. 7 mile climb, 3,500 ft and 2 hours
Top of Columbine
Heading back down from Columbine
Bagpipes at the start of the practice Columbine climb
Leadville
Went for the perfect waterfall shot, then…
Slipped on a rock & no using a couple fingers for several days
view of Leadville from top of hill
Lunch, 3 straight days
Prerace meeting
The founders
Finish line
Proof of entry
Waiting for the start
Better use than a dog wash
Payson Mcelven’s live podcast

05/2019 Grand Canyon

Pulled in to Grand Canyon NP to an unexpected snow storm. Camped in my car but still made for a cold night!
Cold sleeping arrangement
Walking the rim to Hermits Rest
Me & Tony start the hike to Phantom Ranch
Cold & windy
Warning signs along the trail!
Heading into Phantom Ranch
Central guest house for meals
Our bunks with several snoring men
Chow time. Family style dinner. Great food and company
The Colorado River on the way back up to the rim

2018 Antelope Island & Moab

Antelope Island, look whats lying in our path!

Right before stumbling on the bison in the first picture

Cruising through Antelope Island State Park

Day 1 route

Woke up to snow in Park City. Few phone calls later, we’re riding Antelope Island, felt like another world

Snow in PC, so 4 hour ride to Moab. Great decision

Another climb

around the rim

Up

cruising Navajo Rocks

The after party. hanging out at the trail head with other riders, drinking beer and sharing stories.

Me & cousin Tony

at the edge

white cap mountains in the distance

snapped spoke

a needed break

Later in day 3, hiking Arches National Park

 

don’t look down

yes we did

 

casting our shadows on the mountains

09/2018 Santa Fe, NM

Working my way up Dale Ball in Santa Fe

Great trail markings all along Dale Ball

Unfortunately, I was in way over my head! Really tough course at high altitude.

The start at Dale Ball

Local street art

Beth & I eating at The Shed in Santa Fe

Route 66 artwork

Our hotel

One last meal on the way to the airport on Route 66