Near our camp just north of Fruita, with the Grand Valley below.
From COS, Fruita is about a 5.5 - 6 hr drive.
L-R: Joel and Debbie, who came from N. Ogden, UT.
Fruita was about half-way between our homes - and likely not to be as hot as Moab.
Just out: the latest & greatest 6th edition.
Covers a broad area around Fruita.
Overall map. The free public campground is the area left of center - between Joe's Ridge and Kessel Run.
OK, are you ready for "Joe's Ridge" run?
That's their cartop tent near the middle of the photo.
Book Cliffs behind us.
Hard bikin' works up an appetite.
Time for our fish tacos.
Their penthouse comes with an attached truck.
I got there mid-afternoon Friday - still in time for a great campsite.
Fresh Egg McMuffins for breakfast.
Are you ready to handle "Chutes & Ladders"!
It looks easy, but some bikers have problems with this section!
Here we're resting up - after our late morning nap.
OK, over to the Colorado River and Horsethief Bench Loop.
Get ready for a very technical descent here.