This visit was a little later in the day than my last visit, and the cold front had passed through over the weekend. I am glad I drove up in the frost for the views of frosted trees and sharpness in the air. I didn't take much in photos because I have included some in the earlier post. But I cannot resist adding two form today.
After our morning safety meeting, and before we could take off for the ride, I did a little more riding and scouting around the neighborhood and came upon this rather interesting mailbox.
Our route took us back to the bike trail for a couple of miles and then on the road to make our way up a gradual but continuous grade. The van picked us up about 10 miles out of town to shuttle us up the 21 mile, 4,500 foot climb. Thank you...
|Waiting for everyone to reach the van, Dan brushes up on his curling skills|
We got back on our bikes and continued UP to the Cedar Break Visitor Center where we would have our lunch stop. Most of us took the two mile walk, some of us chose not to.
|David thought he might hike, but ended up simply changing shoes back and forth|
|Steven (Dan's son) extols the virtues of animal cookies to Kirk (another of our leaders)|
|Peter and Jude have their lunch along the hiking trail|
The remainder of the ride to Brian Head also had some climbing!! And then a 13% grade thrilling descent into the Village where we stayed for the night. I hit the hot tub immediately, took a little (very little) swim in the little (very little) pool, and got ready to go to dinner.