The Journey

The older I get the more I like to take my time with things, it leaves more time for savoring.    Destinations often have a finality attached to them; everything that happens before then is the purpose.  I don't seek the payout, I seek the experience.  You can draw a ton of analogies to this...racing is certainly […]

Challenges

To quote Curiak, "a challenge is something I'm not quite sure I can do."  This Trans Utah concept is becoming a challenge in many ways. The original concept was to have something that would make a good shakedown roughly 2 months prior to GDR.  Big problems with that though:  it limits elevation to ~ 7k' […]

Off the grid

What a constrast.  Last weekend was a struggle within; this weekend was a purely, deliciously, physical struggle. Post Moab recovery took about 2 days.  I built a SS out of my old Trek 9.8 hardtail - I had the parts in the garage to get it done and within 2 hours of motivating I had […]