Riding the Divide, Wyoming and the Great Basin

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Camping IN the Slater Museum at the Colorado-Wyoming state line.

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Camping in the Great Basin

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The Great Basin, Wyoming

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David and I enjoying the bluffs in the Great Basin

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No water. Lots of salt.

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Pushing our bikes up a steep climb in the Basin

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Wild horses running toward me! My heart skipped a beat.

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Atlantic City, at last! (Northern terminus of the Basin)

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Staying at Wild Bill’s in Atlantic City. Thanks Bill and Carmelina!

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The rocks I sought shelter in during a hail and lightening storm (just outside Boulder, WY)

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The storm quickly clears, thank goodness! (I got pelted hard.)

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Osprey nest

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The wildlife just outside Pinedale, WY (my current resting place). Antelope are everywhere!

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Author: sarahruthjansen

Sarah Ruth Jansen is an American scholar, philosopher, writer and outdoor adventurer. Between trimesters teaching philosophy in Minnesota Sarah bikepacked the Colorado Trail (Denver to Silverton) in 2014 and completed the cross-country Tour Divide Race in 2015. In 2016 Sarah won the Arizona Trail Race. You may contact Sarah at sarahruthjansen@gmail.com.

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