Mountain Home, Idaho: On our 10th day into this trek we resumed pedalling and caught a fantastic tailwind which blew us into Mountain Home before noon. This was the easiest day of cycling so far. After setting off from Boise at 8am, we exited the city on a bicycle path and took a variety of mostly back roads, except for one stretch of interstate, to arrive in Mountain Home. There was a vastness and emptiness in the landscape, with wide open spaces in all directions.
This is the “before” shot of my cross-country colleagues. It’ll be interesting to see how we look when we get to New Hampshire.
With five days to go before July 4th (Independence Day), there’s patriotism in the air:-
In Mountain Home, an air force town, Live Rude Girls is a big draw:
Day 10 summary:
Day 10 route: Boise to Mountain Home, Idaho
Day 10 mileage: 52.7 miles
Cumulative mileage: 668.4 miles
Today’s Elevation: 1,400 feet of climbing
Cumulative Elevation: 29,650 feet of climbing