Rides & Events Calendar
  • Ride Details
Loading...

Ride Title:
Friends Creek into the Hornet's Nest
Category:
13 - 15 mph
Ride Date:
Saturday, Oct 17 10am - 2pm
Location:
Taneytown Memorial Park
Distance:
51 miles
Leaders Pace:
13 mph
Ride Terrain:
Hilly
Regrouping:
Some
Rest stops:
Snack
Weather Cancellation:
Sprinkles
Ride Leader:
Gene Young
Email:
genejr@comcast.net
Phone:
410-622-1353
Tcx url:
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34435121
Number of Riders Present:
17


AKA-Hillbilly Hop-A "Stinger" Climb.  With a big cue sheet editing by Carol Russell.

Enjoy the Fall colors and scenic views of mountains and valleys.  Rolling ride to Thurmont , then 4 climbs (totaling 5.5 miles of climbing) on the way to Emmitsburg.  Two challenging, steep climbs up Eylers Valley Rd. and the "stinger" climb up Hornets Nest from Friends Creek.  Approx. 3800 ft  of elevation gain.  There is a 0.3 mile section of hard pack dirt and gravel road.  Easy rolling return from Emmitsburg. 

UPDATED:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34435121 as provided by Mary Menne accounting for bridge detour. 


You need to log in to post comments for this ride.
Ride Poster:
Gene