August 2010

Snow … in AUGUST

While visiting Alaska, I remember a local snarkily remarking that there are 2 seasons there – winter and August.  It seems like August has been the one month you could pretty much count on good weather. Well, this year, people in all the states I visited north of New Mexico have commented on how wet

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Forest Fire ahead!

While riding north and west of Helena, I came around a bend and noticed … a forest fire.  Those of you who where in Ketchum 3 years ago know what that experience can be like. The conditions were hot, dry & windy – perfect for a fire to become large, fast. And apparently that’s what

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