Why are Porter and I on this four-month, 2,700-mile Great Divide Mountain Bike Route adventure? It’s a fair question and one we’re often asked, in light of Porter’s bike exploding, grizzly bears, logging trucks on narrow mountain roads, getting lost in the wilderness, storms, and all manner of physical and emotional risks. Nearly 2,000 miles […]
I thought what you’re probably thinking when I read this headline in a local Wyoming newspaper! But it refers, thankfully, to retraining oil and gas workers to work in wind energy. We’re endlessly fascinated by what’s going on in the places we’re visiting on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, from watching the National Finals […]
With deep snow in the Colorado mountains, we leaped from the northern border of New Mexico to the southern border of Wyoming, where we had our most fascinating overnight stay yet–at Ladder Ranch, WY, a massive working sheep and cattle ranch since 1881, for six generations. We stayed in a comfy room in the cookhouse, […]
Gail and Porter Storey hike the 3,100-mile Continental Divide Trail from the border of Mexico to Canada, with Porter hiking mostly solo and Gail as trail-angel support.
Og (aka Porter) gets sick but makes it into Wyoming on the CDT, and Amber kisses Nathan.
Gail Storey and Amber accept Susie Lindau’s Fitness Challenge while supporting Porter’s hike of the Continental Divide Trail.
Porter hikes through Yellowstone, Gail continues as trail-angel, and Amber gets a selfie with Old Faithful.
Buffalo cause a traffic jam on US 287, Porter sees wolf tracks, Gail rides the World’s Largest Jackalope, and Amber rides in the mouth of a bear.
Porter Storey survives the rugged Wind River Range, WY, and Gail and Amber meet him in the wilderness for resupply.
Porter meets a wild white horse in Wyoming’s Great Basin, Gail finds Porter on remote dirt roads for resupply, and Amber posts a sign on the Dairy Land in Lander.