The four-mile climb up Nipton Road to Crescent Pass isn't too steep, but it does take some time pedaling in the lower gears
Date: May 15, 2011, 14h44
I ramble along the ridge above Cliff Canyon Spring a bit, and send a few text messages to let folks that all is well
Cell-phone reception up here is not bad. I decide to take shelter behind an old barberry from the strong wind that's beginning to feel cold. The noise of the wind is making it hard to hear my phone messages!