For years I’ve wanted to take Rachael down to southern Utah. I biked a pair of short solo tours there years ago, and have wanted to return with Rachael ever since. In my book, it’s the most spectacular landscape our country has to offer. Finally, thanks to the fact that we’ve both largely retired now, we managed to fit it in. And happily, it didn’t disappoint. It was wonderful to see this region again and share it with her, and left us wanting to come back for more some year down the road.
Here’s the complete journal, and here’s the map of the route we followed: