As I was driving home this evening I just couldn’t resist driving a little ways up the Squaw Peak Road (okay, it was only about one or two hundred yards to the first turn) para tomar estas fotos. I payed the price, too: for one or two fateful minutes of frantic gear shifting, clutch release and re-engagement, gravel/mud spewing, restarting the car twice, and the slight smell of burnt rubber, I thought I had got our little Vibe stuck just off the road. But I and my car are here to tell the tale. I think a contributing factor to this situation was fact that the back was weighed down with a bunch of recent Costco purchases. It certainly wouldn’t have anything to do with my manual transmission driving skills.
But that’s not why I called. Here are the photos: