Friday, May 18, 2012

Allegheny Mountains Loop - May 2012

Allegheny Mountains Loop

An account of my first full ride of AML

Getting bikes ready...

Pedalling to the start...

Virginia Tech War Memorial Chapel

Big Stony Creek Road...

Mile 80 - Caldwell, WV

Kelly Klett filling up...

Greenbrier River Trail


Mile 150 - Nice shelter on GRT

Durbin, WV

West Fork Trailhead

Glady, WV
Half-way home !!!

Laurel Fork Wilderness

Down from the mountain...

Highlands County, Virginia

Valley descent...

Sunset on The Ridge...

The Ridge descent...


Lake Moomaw overlook...

Humpback bridge

Sweet Springs, VA

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

Mountain Lake descent overlook

Mountain Lake descent...

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 !!!