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There are a collection of abandoned mines at the bottom of the canyon below Spruce Mountain (10,267′) with a small house, a rusted-out 1940s car and truck, a couple of water tanks and scattered mining equipment. There also was a real problem on the route – there appears to have been a rockfall over the trail for a couple hundred yards. The rocks ranged in size from gravel to football sized and the field was at least three feet deep. Here is the aftermath of my first attempt to ride through the rock fall:
After digging out and pulling my bike out backwards (that took a while) I tried again a little to the right:
Nope, that didn’t work either. I took a lunch break while I tried to look for an alternate route to the summit.
Rides: KLR650, KX250