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Motorcycling

2024-04-27 thru 30 Death Valley ADV

For a while I’ve been hoping to get a smaller ADV bike so that I could tackle harder terrain with Andreas. The popular trend has been a bit in the other direction. Guys doing gnarly roads/trails on big ADV bikes like the 1200GS, 990 KTMs, and the like. To be honest I’m not really sure […]

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Motorcycling

2024-04-19 & 20 Ocotillo Wells Motorcycling

The next leg of the trip, which was the catalyst for the trip in the first place, was to meet some former fellow motorcycling coworkers at an off-highway vehicle recreation area between San Diego and the Salton Sea. Leaving Las Vegas in the afternoon I headed across some of the more desolate sections of the […]

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Climbing Motorcycling

2023-08-26 and 27 Transcontinental RR and City of Rocks

Carly was off doing her own thing so I decided to do a moto/climb weekend. Andreas and Kasi were headed to the City of Rocks so I decided to meet them up there, but go on a circuitous route to get there. There’s a route I’ve wanted to do that goes west to Wendover and […]

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Motorcycling Ski

2023-04-15 Deseret Peak

With the record snow year we’ve had in Utah I’ve been psyched about doing some spring skiing. Deseret Peak, to the west of Salt Lake City, has a pair of couloirs that face north and are easy, as far as couloirs go. The trick is the road is closed about 4 miles from the true […]

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Motorcycling

2022-10-16 Provo Canyon to Strawberry Reservoir

Another foliage ride while the leaves are still at their peak. This one was up from Provo Canyon and then onto some forest roads until Hobble Creek Rd for a few miles of pavement. From there we headed back into the woods and high mountain plateaus until finding our way down to Strawberry Reservoir to […]