I crossed Wyoming in a kind of winding diagonal with a few detours, which gave me the opportunity to enjoy the contrasts of this square state just over the other square that is Colorado. Wyoming, with its 568.000 inhabitants, is the less populated state of USA. Now on the road by myself, I was about to confront solitude with a mix of excitement and apprehension. Moreover, the obscurity was taking place earlier every day and it wasn’t rare anymore to wake up with ice on and around my tent. My forehead flashlight wasn’t at the bottom of my panniers anymore, using it every night, and my 20° F sleeping bag is proving it’s efficiency: I don’t want to get out of it in the morning!
Jörg and I were thinking that entering United States after visiting Waterton Lakes National Park would be a piece of cake. Unfortunately, we didn’t have any idea of the two endless hills that brought us to the seasonal border control of Chief Mountain. However, crossing the border couldn’t be more easy: quickly, the custom officer gave me back my passport, more interested to chat with his workmate about my craziness of linking one end to an other of the continent by bicycle. Here I am in United States, Uncle Sam looking at me from the top of that rugged mountain.
First series of pictures from United States! Montana, first state that has been crossed by CycloExpedition Americas!