Argentine Pass may not be clear but.....

at least 36 miles worth of Clear Creek County is, including Waldorf Mine: Elevation 11,250

Photo Credit to PBR on the Blog Header

Finally got my boys, PBR and Little E out for a ride. We decided to hit the same route I hit last weekend with the addition of Waldorf Mine. I was hoping Argentine Pass might be open but alas it was still buried under snow. Still Hitting Waldorf Mine which sits at 11,250 ft was a good feeling.

Devil's Gate Narrow Gauge Railroad...tracks over 100 ft above PBR's head

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Quickly riding into the clouds(photo by Little E)

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Pavilion Point

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Nice! Looking toward Argentine Pass from Waldorf Mine(photo by Little E)

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Little E Coming back down from Waldorf

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PBR in one of the small drifts left on the road

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PBR in a small aspen grove

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singletrack(Photo by Little E)

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Only 20 miles into the ride and I snap my left peddle...

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oh well...nothing to do but peddle (photo by Little E)

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PBR riding the cliff trail

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Little E riding the cliff trail

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me on the cliff trail

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Hard to tell but the trail is maybe 18 inches wide at this point and there is a huge penalty for stepping to the left

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Little E and PBR coming down one of the 4x4 roads

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Little E and PBR heading to Empire Pass

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PBR

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Empire Pass

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Spelunker

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From a mining perspective(photo by Little E)

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Did I mention Little E was riding a Fixie

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3 comments:

  'e'

May 23, 2009 at 9:58 PM

word!

  Flyer

May 27, 2009 at 1:31 PM

Great job, guys! Jeremy, when I get a few good rides under my belt, I hope we can ride again.

  Jim

May 27, 2009 at 3:38 PM

Great looking ride! It makes me long for July when the backside of Argentine pass is usually open.

I'd love to make a big loop out of Argentine Pass, Lenawee, Loveland Pass, Bard Creek, and Empire Pass...maybe this year.

drop me an email (jpjonas2-at-comcast.net) if you want some beta on some of the trails I've explored up there (and those I've seen but haven't had time to check out yet).

Jim