Entries by Craig Fowler

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The Lake Trail Journal

Since the beginning of the year one of my major goals was to bikepack The Lake Trail. The Lake Trail is a 133 mile loop around Lake Tahoe. It’s a collection of single track, double track, dirt roads and some pavement. The loop has over 16,000′ of climbing and countless views. Prior to bikepacking The […]

Phillip The Trail Donkey

A lot of people ask me why I name my bikes (in this case, Phillip the Trail Donkey), and backpacks. The honest answer is that I think it’s fun. Plus I spend so much time with them, why not give them a name. By the end of a long trip, they become like friends. I […]

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2019 JMT JOURNAL

Intro I wrote my 2019 JMT JOURNAL in my normal style, starting with a daily recap of important numbers and places, critters and birds seen, and critter totals, followed by my thoughts on the day. Most days I was tired so, you’re really only getting a “recap” of the whole day, but hopefully it’s enough […]

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Faces of the CTR – 2019

I spent two days at the Little Molas Lake Trailhead attempting to capture portraits of as many riders from this year’s Colorado Trail Race as possible. I was able to capture portraits of 67 of 69 riders. The faces I saw spanned a wide range. Some were happy, tired, anguished, questioning, humbled, excited, anxious, hopefully, […]