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Western Wildlands Route Segment 5 – Soldier Summit, UT to Bear Lake, ID

We’ve been riding our bikes from the Mexican border northbound on the Western Wildlands Route (WWR) and have made it to Idaho! This is our experience from Segment 5. (Links to previous segments can be found at the bottom of this post.) Days 28-30… Continue Reading “Western Wildlands Route Segment 5 – Soldier Summit, UT to Bear Lake, ID”

Western Wildlands Route Segment 6 – Kanab, UT to Soldier Summit, UT

We are riding the Western Wildlands Route (WWR) on bicycles northbound and started at the AZ / Mexican border about 3 weeks ago. Since we are tackling the route northbound, “Segment 6” is our fourth segment. Click to read Segment 7, Segment 8, and Segment 9. Day… Continue Reading “Western Wildlands Route Segment 6 – Kanab, UT to Soldier Summit, UT”

Western Wildlands Route Segment 7 – Grand Canyon, AZ to Kanab, UT

We are riding the Western Wildlands Route (WWR) on bicycles northbound and started at the AZ / Mexican border about 3 weeks ago. Since we are tackling the route northbound, “Segment 7” is our third segment. Click to read Segment 8 and Segment 9.… Continue Reading “Western Wildlands Route Segment 7 – Grand Canyon, AZ to Kanab, UT”

Western Wildlands Route SEGMENT 8 – Globe, AZ to Grand Canyon, AZ

We are riding the Western Wildlands Route (WWR) on bicycles northbound and started at the AZ / Mexican border a couple weeks ago. Since we are tackling the route northbound, “Segment 8” is our second segment. Click here to read our first segment –… Continue Reading “Western Wildlands Route SEGMENT 8 – Globe, AZ to Grand Canyon, AZ”

Western Wildlands Route SEGMENT 9 – AZ / Mex Border to Globe, AZ

We just started the Western Wildlands Route (WWR) on bicycles northbound starting at the AZ / Mexican border. Since we are tackling the route northbound, “Segment 9” is our first segment. Day 1 – 35 miles / +600 ft gain Woohoo! The day was… Continue Reading “Western Wildlands Route SEGMENT 9 – AZ / Mex Border to Globe, AZ”

Summer of Summits: Carbondale to Denver

After successfully climbing Capitol Peak, we returned to our bikes and headed 24 miles to our hotel room we had booked in Carbondale. In my last post, I mentioned that we waffled for awhile on whether or not to attempt Capitol. What I didn’t… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Carbondale to Denver”

Summer of Summits: Capitol Peak

Day 44 – 18 miles biking / +2300 ft elevation gain We woke up later than usual and took our time packing up still uncertain of our next move. Capitol Peak was the next 14er en route, and we were still uncertain as to… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Capitol Peak”

Summer of Summits: Snowmass Mountain

Day 42 – 13 miles biking / +1500 ft elevation gain Summiting both Maroon Bells and Pyramid Peak left us exhausted, so we opted to stay in Aspen before our next hike. Thankfully, the Snowmass Creek trailhead was only 13 miles away. We began… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Snowmass Mountain”

Summer of Summits: Maroon Bells & Pyramid Peak

Day 37 – 10 miles biking / +500 ft elevation gain After completing Castle and Conundrum Peaks, we were stoked for a day off. Aspen was our winter home, and we were excited to see some familiar faces. We spent our day eating a… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Maroon Bells & Pyramid Peak”

Summer of Summits: Castle & Conundrum Peaks

Day 35 – 38 miles biking / +3200 ft elevation gain, 4300 ft elevation loss From our gorgeous campsite, we were only 4.5 miles and 1300 ft from the top of Independence Pass, the highest paved pass in North America. If you’re cruising around… Continue Reading “Summer of Summits: Castle & Conundrum Peaks”

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