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    Biking in the Snow - An Exercise in Hypothermia

    My last post gave an overview of the bike tour that Cameron and I did in Colorado in June. I hinted there that I would be describing Day 2 of the 7-day expedition, so here you go.

    Day 2 - a ride from Estes Park (Elev. 7,500') to Granby (Elev. 8,000') via Rocky Mountain National Park's Trail Ridge Road (Maximum Elev. 12,183') - was a near disaster. We knew that a cold front of some kind was approaching, and a healthy chance of rain was forecast, with temps expected to be in the low 40s up at the summit. The night before, we awoke to...

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    Posted by Mr. Marty Beene on Jul 26 2011 7:43AM | 0 comments