At the top of the Continental Divide in Colorado at Loveland Pass | Photo courtesy Sam Westby Sam Westby’s Trail Moments: Sharing the Trail Near and Far Posted 08/09/23 by Sam Westby in Trail Use | Tagged with Biking, Great American Rail-Trail, Trail Etiquette, Trail Moments, Trail Use Tips Trails were mostly relaxing for me and my dad. There were no cars. Navigating was easy. People were friendly. It was common for someone to come up and start talking to us while we were taking a break on a bench.