1/2/16 was the last of 17 straight days off. I thought I should get a few hours of riding in before the long ride home. I put the down jacket I should have had the prior day under my riding jacket and headed for the Blood Mt Wilderness.
A great map loaned by my campsite neighbor is apparenlty available at the Turner Store. The "good" roads are all listed.
A depressingly short way down this road, I was confronted with a water crossing. I stopped to survey and couldn't see a path that would put me in less than 12" of water. Not wanting wet feet first thing, or to capsize a cherry Super Tenere in a rocky stream, I chickened out and turned back. I would love to attempt this very tame, do-able crossing... not at 40 degrees wearing down.
With limited time, I figured "go with what you know," and headed back to Duncan Ridge Rd. off rt180 west of Vogel SP. In a fit of confidence, I road up a faint two-track to a campsite on a bluff near the spot I'd stopped at two days ago to air down. Rooty/ rocky, hard to turn around on, but the bike doesn't care as long as it's moving.