Out There – Rangers of the Great Divide

by Zander Nosler November 15, 2016

img_3981

 

Wyoming’s Red Desert contains an expansive and lonely area known as the Great Basin. Although the rolling and hills and spartan features make for relatively easy travel, the area has been long been a formidable obstacle due to it’s lack of water and fierce winds.  Kitsbow #obsessives and Rangers, Laura and Katie face the challenges, anxieties and . . . joys, of crossing the Great Basin during their bike trip along the Great Divide Mountain Bike Trail.

Katie and Laura have been good friends and neighbors in East Palo Alto, California and decided to submit an application together in the hopes of being selected as Blackburn Rangers in 2016.  They began the epic journey in August from Banff, Alberta and one pedal stroke at a time made their way to Antelope Wells, New Mexico over two months later.

Each year Blackburn recruits new brand ambassadors, nicknamed “Rangers”.  Designed with Blackburn’s founding principles in mind, the Ranger Program tells the story of iconic cycling routes, the people who ride them and the uncommon adventures they have along the way.

Check out their journals, stories and photos of their entire trip here.

Shop Kitsbow Women’s

 

The post Out There – Rangers of the Great Divide appeared first on Kitsbow.




Zander Nosler
Zander Nosler

Author



Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Journal

Adventure...On us.
Adventure...On us.

by Mary Bardell August 01, 2018

We want to see what your 36-hour mountain, gravel, or even road adventure looks like, and we want to foot the bill.

Read More

Community, Cloud Forests, and Coffee: Jeff Kendall-Weed Mountain Biking Costa Rica
Community, Cloud Forests, and Coffee: Jeff Kendall-Weed Mountain Biking Costa Rica

by Mary Bardell July 30, 2018

Mountain biking is an incredible sport, but what really makes it special are the communities that form when riders and trails support one another. Costa Rica is a glowing example of this.

Read More

36 Hours in Kitsbow
36 Hours in Kitsbow

by Mary Bardell July 18, 2018

At Kitsbow we strive to fit it all in: work, family, and fun.

But when it feels like adventure is something others do, it's time to hit pause. Then eject.

Because adventure is just outside our door, maybe even a short train ride away. The key is to go.



Read More

GET IN ON THE ACTION

Be the first to know about new products (and when we offer mark-downs in the Last Chance Zone)