It’s a first, The National Park Service opens Crater Lake’s East Rim to Cyclists and Hikers for one weekend only, and we got to go.
The message lands on my Face book Page; ten minutes later my wife and me are canceling all plans to make the trek south.
We ride hundreds of miles each year and take in bike routes all over Oregon. From Condom to Mitchell, Astoria to Coos Bay and even the Wallowa Mountains.
But folklore tells us riding the rim of Crater Lake is the best ride in the country.
Saturday June 22nd we discovered for ourselves what all the fuss is about.
We discovered what Heaven is going to be like.