In first grade at St. Pius X School, Sister Thomas gave my class a free period each week to reflect upon our sins. Inspired by a library book about sea animals, I sometimes spent it daydreaming about riding a walrus, which I admired for its immensity and the fact it could swim faster than cars were allowed to drive in my neighborhood. It conjured a feeling that was equal parts ponderous and agile; atop a walrus, I would be nimble among obstacles, yet able to plow through anything unavoidable.
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The Teton Valley is nestled beneath the western slopes of the Teton Range. With the Tetons to the east, the Snake River Range to the south and the Big Hole Mountains to the west, the Teton Valley is a mountain biker’s paradise.