Blacksmith Fork Canyon Utah

Paradise, Powerplant, Providence

Covering all the Ps this morning. I’m a wimp when it comes to the cold lately and was worried about freezing. Turns out it was a perfect temperature. I need to learn that Apple Weather is filled with lies. When the sun is out it is plenty warm even if my phone tells me the temperature is in the 50s. I ran into an invisible

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Providence Canyon Creek Crossing

Splash Mountain

The water was back in the dry creek beds again today. I and the Ripmo returned home wet and muddy. The snow must still be melting up high. I’ve adjusted my ride a bit to avoid the section of trail that has become a waterfall. Strava doesn’t show it but this was one of my fastest overall all times from leaving my house to returning

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Millville Canyon

Satan’s flies live here

Woke up early (for me) determined to make the climb up Millville Canyon. My goal was to turn around before the really steep bit but when I reached that bit my soul felt drawn to new elevations and the Ripmo and I continued climbing. During rides past, at my usual turn around spot I had observed a new trail. Today I determined to explore it.

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Water crossing in Providence Canyon

Only one chance to ride this week. Glad to spend it with the canyon I Love.

A early week conference and a weekend with my wife means this first week of June I have one chance to ride. I chose to spend it with the Ripmo in Providence Canyon. The snow is melting up high feeding water to typically dry creek beds. Splashing and wet socks were defined this time in the mountains. Definitely a good choice. The ride – Providence

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