Final day

This went a lot smoother today. Really only one map search, and one issue with the directions. This loop was a lot more fun the I had anticipated - sure there was a lot of road, but the trails we rode were lots of fun. A gradual single track exit from Carter Park, then a really fun trail paralleling some private land. Then came the kick in the pants jeep road climb up to Boreas Pass road. We met some locals we knew and rode up the pass with them. All the tourists on top of Boreas Pass just stared at the five of us as we rolled through. On to Gold Dust Trail, all the way to Como. And that was a really fun trail. Flowing at top half, then rolling after crossing the road. More technical then we'd anticipated, with some tricky rock gardens. But it was fun, fun, fun!

Then the dreaded climb back up to Section House at the top of Boreas Pass. Sure, it's a gentle railroad fraud, but it was a long climb. And it's gonna feel a lot longer the next time I ride it! A quick drop on the road to another cool section of single track with plenty rocks and roots. It wasn't too bad in terms if climbing, which was a relief, but heads up riding will be required. Finally, back to Carter Park and done...

It's gonna be a long day for sure. I've got some planning to do to make sure that long day goes smoothly. Looking forward to it, but a little nervous...

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