After an awesome stay in the Coyote Cabin, we enjoyed breakfast with Tom and Deb before setting off.
We arrived at Enterprise a few minutes before it opened. As we sat there, a fellow named Tom came over to talk, along with his sweet dog, Lucy. He and his wife, Deb, were cleaning out the warehouse next to Enterprise. We discovered later that they owned the Enterprise building, too.
When Enterprise opened, the agent informed us that he did not have any cars available. He did, however, have a fifteen person van, which he gave to us for the price of a full-sized car.
We enjoyed a great night’s sleep on the deck and woke up to have a home-cooked breakfast with Garrett and Ali. We bid them adieu and headed to the post office to mail back a few more items.
Outside of the post office, we met a series of interesting people. The first was a fellow named Don from Allentown, PA. He had a mountain bike that he was riding on the Colorado Trail from Durango to Denver.
The morning started out slowly after a late night.
This morning, we slept in until 6AM so that we could get a full 8 hours of sleep for the first time in a while. After filling up on continental breakfast, we loaded the bikes and started riding again, this time pointed south towards the San Juan Mountains.
The weather has been a challenge, with a chance of thunderstorms every afternoon, and today was forecasted to be no different. Our legs were feeling sore after yesterday’s hike, though, so we were in no hurry.
The ride to Ridgway was a very gradual climb, back up to almost 7,000′, finishing with a bike path through a park along the Uncompahgre River.