Summit

“Ophir Pass is an easy day ride and the views are spectacular!” the lady at the tourist information desk told us.

Perhaps she had been altitude training – or lying – because we really suffered. We weren’t acclimatized and by midday, we were still struggling to reach the summit.

She was right about the scenery, though. We ended up pitching our tent near the top with a panoramic view of the San Juan Mountains.


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