Monday, July 11, 2011

Update 1: Start and Secret Control!

The 48 CHC riders are now off and have started a sunny climb up Poudre Canyon.

Riders gather at the starting line:

Charlie Henderson gives final tips for handling mountain weather:

... and at 4:00am sharp, they're off!

Dawn brings a nice start to the day:

... and a Secret Checkpoint!

Riders approach the checkpoint conveniently at the crest of a hill:

Steve Le Goff scans the horizon for more riders:

Catherine Shenk signs Sara Kay Carrell's card:

And off the riders go, for cinnamon rolls at Vern's and then some good climbing!


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