It was winter solstice in the Providence Mountains.
Anticipating the up and coming winter riding season, it’s always prudent to put several hundred miles on the odometer. The upcoming trip to Anza Borrego, CA. and the ADV Rally will be true testing grounds for myself and ZED.
One of my favorite backyard rides is north, into the Rio Grande Gorge National Monument, NM.
The view during the ride up to the West Mesa never disappoints.
Then of course, there’s the always popular tourist destination on the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. If you traveling this road always keep an eye out for our friendly neighbors, Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep.
If so inclined, peruse my No Rules Adventure Images.
On this weeks “sanity ride” we headed for the high country of the Carson NF and the Tusas Mountains. Forest Service Rd. 111 dropped us in downtown La Madera, population 157. Here’s the obligatory photo in front of the community center, the Apache Drums.