This is a ride with spectacular views and not much traffic. Starting at the Catherine Furnace end gives a more gradual uphill than from Runkles Gap. Start where you want and go as far as you can. The downhill return is a blast.
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Excerpted from Mountain Biking Virginia, Third Edition, by Scott Adams. If you found this useful please buy the book.