French Pass

Originally cut as a wagon road and later abandoned when better passes were found, it leaves with us a good place to kick back and enjoy the views.

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Following the route of the Breck Epic...It took some time to get there

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Next time though, I think I'll do it my way...less mining roads, more old flumes, and it'll include Kenosha to Georgia and Jefferson back. Maybe around the 23rd of this month to maximize the Aspen's...hmmm

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Don't get me wrong though, we still had fun and enjoyed the route, I always enjoy a good pot to stick my bum on



Little French Gulch is fun as always and is it me or did a major gully washer get it since early July?

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Climbing up to French Pass

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The lone post marks the top

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and bombing down the backside

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Where there was a snowdrift to cross, I ended up sliding about 20 ft on my back

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and then a few miles of climbing

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brought us back to the familiar...The CT on Georgia Pass

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a super fast n fun descent and a super hard climb brought us back near the start where we chased dirt roads and kept chasing them

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and finally we ended back where we started, Minnie Mine

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1 comments:

  dicky

September 7, 2011 at 6:17 AM

Word at the BE was that French Pass did indeed get hit pretty hard with rains earlier this summer.