I dropped down the mountain from the campsite, a deer here and there but no bears. Bacova Junction came and went, and next up was Mountain Grove where there was supposed to be a store. I was hoping for a biscuit.
http://www.welcometobackcreek.com/cabin/ I'm so bummed that I missed out. Next time I might just stay at the cabin as they have a hot tub...
|I took this picture, in case I didn't make it. Figured it would be good for people to know that I was having a good time trying not to die!|
|The inside of my hotel room.|
I took a dip in the creek and filled up my water bladder from the cold spring that was rushing out of the side of the mountain. In bed by 8:30pm, I spent the night again sleeping little, thinking about getting up and riding some more, but also focused on relaxing.
I was down in a valley and it got pretty chilly. I set up my tarp so that I could close it off and retain some heat. I also layered up, wearing my rain pants over my knee warmers and camp shorts in an effort to stay warm. It worked pretty well.
I planned to get up and going in the morning without making hot coffee. I was curious to see what the day held