Popularity=Fun.  PSYCH.

Popularity=Fun. PSYCH.

After a couple hours of laughing and talking about climbing, resumes, graduate schools and the elusive (although not to our conversations) women, we reached the “headwall,” which, coincidentally, was literally the only section of the entire run that looked mildly exciting. It wasn’t a hard decision for us, and within a matter of minutes we(…)

A Grand Ol’ Time (Get it? See what I did there?)

A Grand Ol’ Time (Get it? See what I did there?)

Because Robin and his dad were coming to Wyoming directly from the summit of neighboring Utah’s highpoint, King’s Peak, we did not start the long slog of an approach until 7:30pm.  We gained thousands of vertical feet from the valley floor to the moraine of 13,770 Grand Teton over a matter of hours, mostly in(…)

Day 41: 40+ days, 2400+ miles, Go Have Fun

Day 41: 40+ days, 2400+ miles, Go Have Fun

Today: 48.98 miles                         Total: 2393.9 miles                              10.15.10 HOME! I’m DONE! I have a 91 year old grandmother as of today. ooooooooh boy.  I’m home.  It’s actually the morning of(…)

Day 40: Almost There

Day 40: Almost There

Today: 60.44 miles                         Total: 2344.94 miles                              10.11.10 I feel like I could easily turn around and bike the distance we have covered today all over again.  We could easily(…)

Day 39: Define “Fun”

Day 39: Define “Fun”

Today: 100.27 miles                         Total: 2284.5 miles                              10.13.10 Spending yesterday with Chanel was really fun.  It was really nice to see (such an inviting) friend.  She couldn’t seem to tell(…)

Day 38

Day 38

Today: 12.97 miles                         Total: 2184.2 miles                              10.12.10 I rode around town withOUT weight today.  AWESome.  I forgot how much fun urban riding is without panniers!  MASHING (definition 2). I(…)