Hole in the Ground trail is another classic Tahoe mountain bike ride. One of the early highlights is climbing to 8200′ along Andesite Ridge before descending into a granite playground. The top of the ridge is mostly rock and devoid of trees. This gives huge panoramic views spilling out along both sides of the ridge. … Read More ›
The Bridges of Downieville Downieville is a classic California mountain bike destination. Located at the confluence of the Downie and Yuba rivers, this former mining boomtown reinvented itself as an outdoor destination for mountain biking. Most people do the ride as a downhill shuttle. We did the ride as an out-and-back and were blown away… Read More ›
Riding the scrub at Hartman Rocks, Gunnison, Colorado
Okay, I kinda fibbed on this one. It’s not singletrack, but what a view. It’s from the end of the Galloping Goose Trail in Telluride, Colorado. Some of the fixtures from the abandoned narrow gauge railroad still exist.
The Colorado Trail above Cottonwood Pass (taken at about 12,500′ elevation).
Riding the Wasatch Crest at about 9,900′. Park City, Utah
H and Daisy Water Dog, enjoying a glassy Lake Tahoe morning. Stand up Paddleboarding (SUP) has become wildly popular on Lake Tahoe in the last few years. Can’t imagine why. Lake Tahoe has many nicknames. One of them is Big Blue. Yes, the water really is that shockingly blue. Tahoe is one of the deepest… Read More ›
H in the aspens on Flying Dog, Park City, Utah
There are few things as dramatic as the roar of falling water. When I headed out the door in the morning, it was to surf, not hike. The surf forecast looked good, and we headed out to the coast. The surf report was wildly optimistic though, and the surf was tiny at best. What started… Read More ›
Dawn Falls lies in the shadow of Mt. Tamalpais, near Larkspur, CA. It’s tucked into a shady and cool canyon, accessible from several neighborhood access points. Fortunately, Dawn Falls requires a bit of a walk from every access point, which cuts down on the number of visitors. (It’s also great terrain for trail running, though… Read More ›