Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Cascade Drop 6.16.12

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Usually I am not an advocate of a shuttle ride and prefer to "earn" my down hill,... whatever.

Kristian, Keith, and I loaded up k-mans hybrid Civic and effortlessly ascended to the Cascade Drop TH. The start to the trail is immediately in your face steep, loose and fast, and that over the years have learned to hang on and ride it out. Since no effort was spent climbing. It was really nice to have all my strength for the awesome downhill ahead.
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This dude was superfast. Even with use using a shuttle he climbed his way up and passed us on the Waldo section of this route.









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Rampart Range Road always has the best views















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WTF is this!!!!!!!











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And we make it to the top.










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Kristian smiling under his full face



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Rock on brutha Keith









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LIVE ACTION!












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Time for a break, mmmm cookies thanks Kristian guess who forgot to pack food???









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Jaydude approves of this trail!

















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Angry clouds, lets get to riding.








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Kristian on his Knolly





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Keith on his Transition







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I heart Williams Canyon!          Back in the day I used to hike many of the cave systems in this rare Colorado limestone canyon.







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witchway??? We did get rained on for just a bit.




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Williams is sooo much FUN!















Keith dropped a chain so I had some time to be artsy......




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Sweet little video to finish the post. Better when you click full screen.














So do I regret taking a shuttle? Nah not really.






















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1 comment:

Keith said...

Great pics from a great day! This ride was exactly one week before the fire. I'll always remember this ride.