04 October, 2008

Virginia Creeper Trail

It's fall, the sun is shining and it's a Saturday... what else to do but get outside and fully enjoy the day? Early this morning my husband and I piled into our son's car, with him and his bride, and drove to Damascus, in southwestern Virginia. Once there, my husband and I rented mountain bikes to tackle the Virginia Creeper Trail. From Damascus we took a shuttle van, with the bikes on a trailer behind, on up the long and winding road to White Top where we entered the trail head on our bikes and started the seventeen mile "coast"; it was, truly, all downhill from there! An easy ride, the weather perfect and the bike seat was cushioned and comfortable, it really doesn't get any better than that! Here's our little group, almost near the bottom, posing at the Laurel Creek bridge. Yes, that's me, the dorky one who didn't remove her helmet for the photo.
So, how do you top off a near perfect day?Let me tell you how:
with two scoops of Moose Tracks in a freshly baked Waffle Cone!
Life is Good!

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11 comments:

Janet said...

Looks like fun! I especially would like the "coasting" part!

Salem Stitcher said...

The Virginia Creeper is on my list of things to do. Next year...

quiltkeemosabe said...

Glad you were able to find the brakes and didnt come speeding down uncontrollably. And the helmet looks lovely

leigh anna said...

it was a great ride,
looking forward to next time....
and hannes going in the trailer
and getting the picture with the creeper trail sign
and more ice cream! :)

nannergirl said...

Sounds like the perfect fall day to me!

quiltteacher said...

Sounds like a fun Fall day. Have a good week.

Quilt Memories said...

Great fall day, only if I had been there it would truly have been a "fall" day. everytime I have ever been on a bike I fall off. That's why my family call me a klutz....Looks like a fun day.

mamaspark said...

Looks like you had a lovely day!

Nane said...

Next time you will be ready to ride up, then back down. Or better yet, ride towards Abbington and check out the winery thats just off the trail. Glad your re-introduction to biking was a pleasant one!

Todd, Kari, Anna and Gracie said...

That looks like SOOOO MUCH FUN!!! I would love to plan a day like that!!! Especially with my girls! I am glad that everyone made it through in God's hands...

Have a great day!!

Nan said...

What a lovely way to spend the day! Especially with two scoops of Moose Track in a waffle cone to top it all off!