Map | Just arrived at Topaz Lodge - check closely for ice on front of bikes.

Map | Topaz Lake as viewed from the Lodge

Map | Topaz Lake as viewed from the Lodge

Map | Topaz Lake as viewed from the Lodge

Map | First thing Saturday morning - Brrr.

Map | First thing Saturday morning - Brrr.

Map | Getting ready to head out.

Map | Taking a break on Eastside Ln

Map | Taking a break on Eastside Ln

Map | Another break along Artesia Rd.

Map | Another break along Artesia Rd.

Map | Another break along Artesia Rd. Notice the steam rising from warm creek water.

Map | Another break along Artesia Rd. Notice the steam rising from warm creek water.

Map | Another break along Artesia Rd. Notice the steam rising from warm creek water.

Map | Another break along Artesia Rd. Notice the steam rising from warm creek water.

Map | Stopped for some repairs after a minor mishap - Aaron also broke out the donuts.

Map | Stopped for some repairs after a minor mishap - Aaron also broke out the donuts.

Map | Stopped for some repairs after a minor mishap - Aaron also broke out the donuts.

Map | Stopped for some repairs after a minor mishap - Aaron also broke out the donuts.

Map | Stopped for some repairs after a minor mishap - Aaron also broke out the donuts.

Map | Stopped for some repairs after a minor mishap - Aaron also broke out the donuts.

Map | Stopped for some repairs after a minor mishap - Aaron also broke out the donuts.

Map | Snow! We knew it was coming.

Map | Snow! We knew it was coming.

Map | Rider down - conditions were challenging

Map | Jeremy and I stopped to wait for remaining riders - took a few photos while waiting.

Map | Jeremy and I stopped to wait for remaining riders - took a few photos while waiting.

Map | Jeremy and I stopped to wait for remaining riders - took a few photos while waiting.

Map | Jeremy and I stopped to wait for remaining riders - took a few photos while waiting.

Map | Jeremy and I stopped to wait for remaining riders - took a few photos while waiting.

Map | Jeremy and I stopped to wait for remaining riders - took a few photos while waiting.

Map | Jeremy and I stopped to wait for remaining riders - took a few photos while waiting.

Map | Jeremy and I stopped to wait for remaining riders - took a few photos while waiting.

Map | Jeremy and I stopped to wait for remaining riders - took a few photos while waiting.

Map | Another rider down - not much traction on this hill.

Map | Another rider down - not much traction on this hill.

Map | And another rider down - when will we finally get through the snow?

Map | And another rider down - when will we finally get through the snow?

Map | Indian Creek Reservoir just north of Markleeville

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Map | Top of Monitor Pass looking east and south.

Map | Top of Monitor Pass looking east and south.

Map | Top of Monitor Pass looking east and south.

Map | Top of Monitor Pass looking east and south.

Map | Top of Monitor Pass looking east and south.

Map | Top of Monitor Pass looking east and south.

Map | View of Topaz Lake from my room

Taken by Aaron on Sunday's ride with Jeremy and Alvin - Jorge, Jeff, Larry and me heading home.

Taken by Aaron on Sunday's ride with Jeremy and Alvin - Jorge, Jeff, Larry and me heading home.

Map | Caples Lake - drained for dam repair.

Map | Caples Lake - drained for dam repair.

Map | Caples Lake - drained for dam repair.

Map | Overlooking the Lower Bear River Reservoir on Hwy 88 - Left to Right: Jorge, Larry, Jeff.