We rolled out of town to the trailhead and waited until the official 8:00 AM start time.
Kevin Campagna who I would end up spending a lot of time with on the trail!
Great Divide Mountain Bike Route
Scott McConnell, riding a single speed and crushing it!
Ron Babington in the front, another fellow southeastern-er.
Some of my gear
Bolton Creek Trading post. Catching up with some familiar faces.
A little hike-a-bike!
Made it Sparwood at the end of Day 1 - 140 miles down! And free leftover burgers from the A&W which closed as we got into town.
Scott Thigpen - Pro
Scott Thigpen and Kevin gearing up for the climb up to Flathead Pass.
Trying to keep our feet dry riding through a river in the road!
Eventually we had some tricky crossings.
I saw this in a bathroom the day before the TD start. I thought it was good advice!
My amazing wife who traveled with me to the start - while being 4 months pregnant!
Good to go!
View out our window at the YWCA Hostel in Banff the morning of the start. Sunny!
Crazy Larry, heading up the meeting right before a phone call to Matthew Lee for some last minute details.
Pre-Divide mandatory breakfast stop!
Made it to Eureka, Montana and back into the USA!
Holland Lake Lodge