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Bikepacking Trip - Day 2

If you missed day 1 of my trip – start HERE!  :)

I woke up in Leesburg, VA, packed up my panniers, and headed out to the front desk to wait for the shuttle to take me back to the Ferry.  500 more words

rainforest rail trail (burringbar train tunnel)

Whilst in Northern NSW today I took the opportunity to check out the disused train tunnel at Burringbar. It used to be used for the XPT service that ran from Murwillumbah to Sydney that was discontinued in 2004 (Kitty and I caught this train to Sydney in 1998 for Schoolies week). 56 more words


Harpers Ferry - DC Episode 7

This video shows how you get from Georgetown to mile marker 0 on the C&O trail.  It can be a little tricky to find – a lot of people think the trail ends in Georgetown, but SURPRISE!! 112 more words

Harpers Ferry - DC Episode 6

Cycling through Georgetown into DC on the C&O Canal Trail.

Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #400 - Nov 16, 2016

It’s truly ironic that this country spends millions of dollars each year building new trail systems while an already-established system of trail corridors along some of our most scenic vistas is melting away before our very eyes . 66 more words

Trail Quote


“Kaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaathy!!!!” my sister would yell across the 2 1/2 pine barrens acres we called a playground growing up. This bellow could easily take the tone of joy or anger. 921 more words

Native Plants

Harpers Ferry - DC Episode 5

Here’s the 5th episode of my bikepacking trip – I got to explore Great Falls along the C&O trail which was AWESOME!!