Category Camping

Ohio Reunion and the GAP – Part Eleven

June 9-24 This next to the last day of the tour would be challenging as we would leave the GAP trail and connect with the fairly new, not quite completed Montour Trail by having to follow a set of convoluted directions through the outskirt of Pittsburgh. This is where we were going to rely on […]

Ohio Reunion and the GAP – Part Ten

June 9-24 As mentioned in the prior post, my field trip would be out to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob (Hagen House).  Faithfull readers of the blog will recall our interest in this true American Genius and as we’d visited his Fallingwater the last time through, I was very interested in seeing this entirely different […]

Ohio Reunion and the GAP – Part Nine

June 9-24 The bus pulled off the road at the Deal trailhead and parked, disgorging cyclists ready to hit the trail. We moved our luggage from the bus to the truck that would carry them on to that night’s campground, located our bikes, and walked over to the trail, mounting up to start our first […]

Cycle North Carolina Spring Coast Ride 2017

  April 27-30 The end of the month rolled around and we prepared to depart for Oriental, North Carolina for three nights there to bicycle the Cycle North Carolina (CNC) Coastal Ride 2017. This is one of three multi-day rides this organization sponsors each year and includes a summer weekend long Mountain Ride and a […]

West Coast Tour 2016 – Albuquerque, Part Two

  Timeline: October 16-18 Our goal for our last day in town was to get in a moderately long day hike, do a bit more random sightseeing and eat dinner at a well-known Albuquerque restaurant, The Range Café.  After a leisurely morning in camp where we scouted out hiking options, we set out for the […]

West Coast Tour 2016 – Albuquerque, Part One

Timeline: October 16-18 The first half of our drive to Albuquerque was off the interstate as we made way on the diagonal from Scottsdale up to the I-40 in Holbrook, which lies about 30 miles east of Winslow, where Glenn Frey and Jackson Browne are still standing on a corner looking at a girl, my […]

West Coast Tour 2016 – Mt. Lassen National Park

  Timeline: September 27-28 We ate breakfast in the room at the Budget Inn, checked out, gassed up next door at the Pilot, topped off the coffee mug and headed south on Highway 97 towards Klamath Falls and our destination for the next two nights, Mt. Lassen Volcanic National Park.  It is centered around Lassen […]