Category Archives: Eastern Sierras

June Lake Loop Hiking

I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.  ~John Muir, 1913, in L.M. Wolfe, ed., John Muir, John of the Mountains: The Unpublished Journals of … Continue reading

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High Sierra Fall Century

The highlight for me for this trip was the fact that I would ride the Eastern Sierra Fall Century, something that was greatly in doubt when I had my heart attack in June. For me this Century ride was very special, sort of a personal celebration of life ride. Continue reading

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Riding Mt. Baldy when the legs stay at home

I knew going into this ride that it would test me as it throws 6400′ feet of climbing at you on about 35 miles of up (the entire loop is 62 miles). I have not ridden a serious climbing challenge in several months, and my expectation was that I would hurt and be slow, but, I would finish the ride. Continue reading

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The hills are calling

The hills are calling – I’ve got to get this body back in shape. Continue reading

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Eastern Sierra Fall Century 2009 – ride report

If Mammoth Lakes, California fits into your travel plans, the Eastern Sierra Fall Century ride is a MUST DO to put on your calendar! Quick Overview One of the most beautiful rides I have ever done. Distance: 95 miles (yes, … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing and then some!

Hello Friends! We are off to the Eastern Sierras for a week of flyfishing, hiking and cycling (including a mountain century). I am also taking a week off from twittering, cell phones and blogging, and will update you on my … Continue reading

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