It's a nice, steady grind up the East Fork of Baker Creek road.
East Fork of Baker Creek road.
Nearing pt. 8200 on the East Fork of Baker Creek road.
Bozo and Jeff were kind enough to turn around and descend for this shot on the the East Fork of Baker Creek road.
Lupins and mountain bikers on the East Fork of Baker Creek road.
East Fork of Baker Creek road with the Boulder Front range in the background.
Lupines in the meadow above the Tornak Yurt. This is a great place to spend a few nights in the SV trekking yurt (www.svtrek.com)
Climbing towards Fox Peak on the East Fork of Baker Creek road.
Jeff Lameraux climbs through the first of many mini-cruxes on the Warm Springs Traverse.
Bozo Cardozo climbs into the 2007 Castle Rock fire scar.
Go this way to Adams Gulch... We chose the path less traveled.
Nothin' wrong with walking.
Jeff does a little mtn bike modeling in the 2007 Castle Rock burn.
Nice light at 8:00 PM crossing the South Fork of Baker Creek headwaters.
Cruising sections of the new trail at 8600 feet.
Nice evening light and cruiser single track.
The warm springs ridge trail offers intermittent views of the Boulder Front range.
8:45 and not even half way across the ridge...
Nice light for photos, but not so great for riding. Bozo Cardozo squints into the western sun.
The Pioneer Mountains as sunset.
Views to the east from to top of the climb (but middle of the ridge) to Pk 9640.
There are a few rocky cruxes en route.
Bozo Cardozo starts to think about his headlamp beneath Pk. 9640
Great new (if a little bumpy) single track switchbacks down from Pk 9640 into the headwaters of Thompson Creek.
Somewhere in Castle Creek...
Jeff Lameraux crosses Castle Creek at the end of the ride. 12:43 AM!