BTC and Hiking

It’s been some time now, but the Bicycle Tour of Colorado was a blast. I rode with my friends John and Barry, and we’re really quite compatible speed-wise. Each of us beat the others to the top of a more than one climb, and we rode together for a good part of the week. And better still, we had a great time seeking out the brew pubs in each of the towns we stopped in. (And there are a lot!)

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Here we are at the top of Independence Pass.

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This was a slightly more common occurrence. We found beer everywhere. Good beer, even. And usually locally brewed.

On the rest day in Crested Butte I decided to ride the chair lift to the top of the ski area and hike to the top of the Butte. Then I walked all the way to back to the condo. I was more sore from that hike than any of the cycling days. But it was still a great way to spend the day off.

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Me, at the top of Crested Butte.

Here’s a bunch more photos I shared of the week.

Here’s the week according to Strava:

The Crested Butte hike was just the first of many this summer. The following week I climbed Grays and Torreys Peaks and then climbed Mount Yale with my friend Blade.

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And this past weekend my twin sister Jeannette came out and she made me climb Mount Audubon with here.

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This coming weekend I’m planning to climb Huron Peak with Blade and a few more folks. I’ll try to post pics of that a little sooner….

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