For the third (wondrous) weekend in a row, we headed South. This time we returned to St. George with Karl and Carson. It was like old times when we used to road trip with them for races. We started out the weekend on Church Rocks-Prospector-Dino Cliffs. Kevin, Kenny, and Heather joined us. Prospector just flowed and Chris stayed behind me the whole time chanting "kill it". I had planned to take it easy as it was the start of three days and I still did not feel 100% from last weekend's four day binge. But I could not fight it as my heart rate hit the mid-170's--not as casual as I had intended.
Then we met Keith and Ty out on Paradise for a little more. This time it was Chris, KC, Karl, Carson, Kevin, Keith, and Ty. I asked Ty if he felt out of place riding with the rest of us. He said we could just call him Ky.
The next day we did Zen (I love Zen!), Barrel Cacti, a bit of Bear Claw-Poppy, a very dusty Stucki, Rim everything, Precipice-Sidewinder-Barrel Roll.
|Duff and Brandon were there|
|So were Lynda and Keith|
|Kevin, Carson, Ty|
|And Kenny (with Lynda and Keith|
We ended the trip with a smaller group--Karl, Carson and us--out on Gooseberry. We rode it Holley style which means South Rim, out and back on Hidden Canyon, the rest of South, White to Yellow, North Rim to Bowls and Ledges, out and back on Windmill, back to Bowls and Ledges, White, and then a bit of South back to the car. That is our route. We rode steady but not necessarily fast. I did not have any fast left in me. Chris crashed on Hidden Canyon dislocating his finger. Karl came to his rescue again and put it back in place. Thanks again Karl. He was still able to ride but he did not have the same oomph.
Can't wait for our next adventure in the Red Rock.
|Kevin saying Hi|
|Brandon and Duff getting situated|
|Ty, Carson, Bill just waiting|
|Karl, Kevin, Chris|
|Kevin atop Sidewinder|
|Ty with his mustache|