Backroads Day 4: 107.2 bike miles, Best Western Valdez, THC On The Hook
Biking: 107.2 miles, 7h48m, 4,765' of climbing, maximum 43.9 mph, average 13.7 mph.
We got up earlier this morning, ate breakfast, and were on the road by 7:45 a.m. in a light drizzling rain.
With a fair bit of climbing, we reached the
Blly Mitchell Campground
at about 12:30 p.m. for lunch.
The roaring campfire was very nice!
Campfire at Billy Mitchell Campground:
Then it was back on the bike just after 1:00 p.m. and Ben stopped to capture a few videos.
Waterfall along the Richardson Highway:
Tsaina River from the Richardson Highway:
Ben reached the
just after 3:00 p.m. and the top of the
at about 3:45 p.m.
Then there was a screaming downhill (in the light rain) for about 10 miles,
Bridal Veil Falls
about 4:30 p.m. and arrived at the
Best Western Valdez
at 5:35 p.m. with very dirty legs from all the rain and road grime.