Friday, May 18, 2012

Allegheny Mountains Loop - May 2012


The
Allegheny Mountains Loop

An account of my first full ride of AML


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Getting bikes ready...

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Pedalling to the start...

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Virginia Tech War Memorial Chapel



Big Stony Creek Road...

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Mile 80 - Caldwell, WV

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Kelly Klett filling up...



Greenbrier River Trail



DAY 2

Mile 150 - Nice shelter on GRT


Durbin, WV
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West Fork Trailhead




Glady, WV
Half-way home !!!




Laurel Fork Wilderness




Down from the mountain...

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Highlands County, Virginia




Valley descent...





Sunset on The Ridge...





The Ridge descent...

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DAY 3

Lake Moomaw overlook...



Humpback bridge




Sweet Springs, VA



Mountain Lake Resort
(where they filmed "Dirty Dancing")



Mountain Lake descent overlook




Mountain Lake descent...

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57 Hours 29 Minutes !!!


We wanted to take pictures back at Virginia Tech at the finish, but we pedalled the last 2 hours in a torrential downpour with lots of lightning and thunder !!!