16 July, 2009

Snow Camp Road

I was craving temperatures above 65 so I headed out into the mountains.

Unfortunately Green Diamond Resource Company was also in the mountains today with a fleet of logging trucks. On numerous occasions I stopped to let the behemoths pass.

The dirt roads get very dusty in the 90+ heat. It was difficult to ride the dust & gravel w/my skinny tires. The only benefit of the swirling dust clouds is that they announce the presence of trucks miles away when seen from vista points.

40 miles in 3 hours w/5,000 feet of climbing.

I rode out-and-back to the furthest point on the south road (avoiding HWY).

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