Entries Tagged as U.S. - Pennsylvania
Five friends met for a long weekend in Pennsylvania’s Pine Creek for cycling, camping, and hiking to the top of Pine Creek Gorge.
Brian's first bike overnight on the Great Allegheny Passage. "It was a relaxing, inexpensive, and wonderful ride!"
With promising weather, some free time, and a recumbent trike, Martin made a last minute decision to ride part of the Great Allegheny Passage, a.k.a. the GAP, between Pittsburgh, PA and Cumberland, MD.
Great for beginners! The Torrey C. Brown Trail and the The Heritage Rail Trail Park connect Ashland, MD and York, PA, making for the perfect rail trail, overnight excursion.
The forecasters have predicted thunderstorms this afternoon, but as I mount my loaded bike I only see blue skies and white puffy clouds. I left for this overnight tour from the “south side” of Pittsburgh, a diverse area that attracts all kinds. My plan is to circumnavigate the south hills of Pittsburgh utilizing a variety of rail-trails and only a minimal amount of trafficked pavement (about 10% of the 90 mile route).
As we climbed what would be the final summit for the day, my brother John says, "You are going to kill me."
"Yes," I respond, "I just have not found a location remote enough yet."