After a night in the rain, I rolled up my tent and got breakfast at the Coldfoot Camp cafe. I drug in my damp sleeping bag and grabbed a booth by the heater. After chatting some more with the Chilean motorcyclist, I pedaled off into the rain aiming for the Arctic Circle.
Pulling into the Arctic Circle parking lot, I met a group of about eight Chinese-Americans
posing with the sign. It turned out one was from Lyons, Colorado, just
down the road from home. A helpful BLM
Ranger took my photo. She was from Oregon, up for ten days, covering for a vacationing
local ranger. She was definitely glad to be escaping all the Oregon fires and