Trying to describe the beauty of Crater Lake is tough. Trying to describe the beauty of Crater Lake without resorting to tired cliché is even tougher. Let’s just say that Crater Lake is so stunning — so mind-numbingly astounding — that it can even make a recumbent look good. It’s so magnificent that even a Bike Friday takes on a hint of sculptural glow.
The fact is, if you’ve seen Crater Lake — particularly on a day as perfect as today — you already know how amazing it is. And if you haven’t seen it, that’s something you should remedy before you shuffle off this mortal coil.
Seeing Crater Lake surrounded by beautiful cyclists (and a whole mess of classic autos as a bonus) was even better. Here’s a tiny taste of what it was like.