Jun. 12—The mostly cloudy skies open for just a moment to let the sun shine through as Corey Weathers looks up from his handlebars to take in the view of Mount Oberlin on Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road.
"This really is the only way to truly see the park," he says with a smile.
While Weathers has been cycling the road on family trips to the area for the past 18 years, this is the first time he has led clients up the road as the co-founder of ROAM Beyond. The Columbia Falls-based destination adventure company is offering its visitors the opportunity to join the thousands of cyclists who take in the views of the Sun Road before vehicles are allowed on the road each spring.
"In my mind, cycling is the best way to see the park. There is so much more you can see when you don’t have a roof over your head and you don’t have to focus on driving," Weather said. "You really get a chance to take it all in."
WHITE HE loves giving his clients the chance to experience unique adventures in the Flathead Valley, it took an interesting chain of events to bring Weathers to the area.
Also the co-founder and CEO of Homegrown Trailers in Kirkland, Washington, Weathers was using the company to produce sustainable, handcrafted travel trailers when he came up with the idea that became ROAM Beyond.
"While our customers loved our trailer product, they were really more interested in the experience that it might […]