Monday, June 3, 2024

Pennsylvania Wilds Almost Got a Bit Too Wild

I laid down in the thorn bushes, needing a second to stop and think. The stars were out, I was halfway up a mountainside, and as the hill got steeper and the thorns got thicker, pushing my bike became more of a challenge. I had no cell service, but a faint line on my Garmin gave me hope there was a trail in the distance above me. How did I find myself in that situation? A combination of stubbornness and optimism, I'd say. Let's start from the beginning.