Cycling the C&O and GAP Trails (Reloaded): Day 4 Cumberland to Rockwood October 5, 2016 on obsolete29.com

Todays Distance: 45.7 miles Total Distance 238.6 miles

Screenshot of Strava track

Day 4 - Fuck hills. I knew today was going to be a lot of climbing but seriously, fuck hills. The first part of the day turned out to be about 22 miles of steady climbing. I think I was averaging between 6-8 mph during that section.

I did probably see some of the prettiest scenery of the trip though so that was cool. Additionally, the GAP trail is much better than the C&O... it's just much nicer to pedal on. It's this compact, fine gravel stuff; not mud like the C&O.

Tonight's camp ground is husky haven in Rockwood, PA. The camp ground itself isn't so bad - I just wish the shower houses were closer. You have to basically bike 3/4th of a mile, across the river to use the shower house; not ideal IMO.

Tomorrow is 59 miles to Perryopolis, PA.

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