I’ve been slacking on blogging, so will try to catch up. Except for some lingering soreness in his neck, Jim has pretty much recovered from his bike fall a couple weeks ago. He’s not ready to ride any trails just yet, but we did ride the dirt roads from our campsite up to the LaVerkin overlook one evening.
Another day we joined Debbie and Annie for a walk in Zion National Park from the visitor center up the paved Pa’rus trail along the Virgin River. Such a pleasant place for a stroll.
We’ve also hiked several more trails that we rode our bikes on a few years ago. We drove up to Gooseberry Mesa, and while Jim, Chris, Mark and I went for a hike along the rim, Andre and Rose decided to ride their bikes.
Such great views!
Jim wants to live on top of this butte.
We did another hike up Dalton Wash Road to a mesa where the Guacamole trail is located. Jim has not-so-fond memories of another mountain bike crash there in 2013. It’s another great place to hike for the views, and the mesa is full of pieces of petrified wood.
We also wanted to check out the JEM trail on foot, a popular mountain bike trail off Sheep Bridge Road, not far from our camp. We’ve ridden this trail once before and it was fun, although a bit intimidating as part of it goes right along the Virgin River rim.
Yesterday a group of us braved the long hike down into the ZIon Subway, but that deserves a post of its own. Stay tuned.