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Homestead to Pgh. Point State Park Video
12/17/2016 11:29:30 AM
For anyone coming from out of town and/or would like to see what Pittsburgh looks like, please watch my video. If the link does not work just copy and paste it into the YouTube search. Hope you enjoy it.
5 replies - latest: "With it being 60+ degrees I did thi...", Feb 19 2017 10:23AM
PAW PAW TUNNEL CLOSURE
2/17/2017 9:42:55 AM
Just saw this on NPS site:
C&O Canal Towpath Closure at Paw Paw Tunnel
Oldtown, MD - The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal) will be performing a rock scaling project along the towpath at the northern or down...
riding from Pittsburg to Georgetown in October
DME, Mesa, AZ
2/16/2017 3:53:18 PM
I am wondering when the best time to ride the trail if seeing the fall colors is one of our objectives.
new B&B in Paw Paw
Carol, Paw Paw, WV
7/23/2014 3:46:42 PM
Heads up folks! Theres a new B&B in Paw Paw called Wrenwood Inn. Located in the same house as the old Heritage Trail B&B thats 2 doors up from the Liberty gas station, across the street from the bank. Open 7 days/week, year round, newly upgraded and ...
3 replies - latest: "The Wrenwood Inn is a a nice lunch ..."
by TopShelf, Ohio
, Feb 16 2017 2:22PM
Trail Guide opinion if useful
T Bebee, Syracuse, NY
12/15/2016 10:17:10 PM
Planning on riding from Pittsburgh to DC in late April/early May. Wondering if anyone has an opinion if buying the Trail Guide book is useful or is there enough info online? We had one for the Erie Canal trail but found it out of date pretty fast w...
6 replies - latest: "I picked the new 12th edition trail..."
by Wayne, New B
, Feb 13 2017 1:11PM
BiggJilm, California, MD
2/8/2017 12:32:39 PM
Can anyone give me an idea on current trail conditions above Point of Rocks? Looking to do an overnight out-n-back this coming weekend. MTB or Gravel bike?
1 reply - "It's probably pretty good right now..."
, Feb 8 2017 1:55PM
Planning a Fall DC to the Burgh 4 day tide
KBM, Kensington MD
2/6/2017 8:46:22 AM
Hello, I want to plan a 4 day ride in late Sept or Oct. I wanted to get input on the best towns to stop and spend the night. At the age of 53 I plan to sleep in a bed, get a hot shower, have a good bike friendly dinner and check out a place I have ...
1 reply - "I've done 5 thru rides on the Passa..."
by Rick, Grafton va
, Feb 7 2017 10:28AM
Dee, Grasonville, MD
2/3/2017 5:06:28 PM
I want to plan a 2 ( 1 night) or 3 (2 night) hiking trip along the C & O. No camping. Sleep in motels and eat in rest.Any itineraries out there?
Tim, Collegeville, PA
1/26/2017 3:59:41 PM
I'm riding from Pittsburgh to DC in early June. I heard someone say there's a speed limit on the trail. Is this true? If so, what is the speed limit and how is it enforced?
3 replies - latest: "Tim--I believe that the 2 comments ...", Jan 31 2017 11:11PM
GAP trail grade eastbound
1/9/2017 11:51:57 PM
I'm planning a ride from Pitt to DC in June. The gaptrail.org website indicates the trail is nearly level with an average grade less than 1%. Looking at the graphic, the elevation seems to gradually increase to mile 24 at the Eastern Continental Di...
2 replies - latest: "JK - - I've done the ride a couple ...", Jan 31 2017 10:59PM
Late December GAP and C&O Canal !
Eric Magnan, College Park, MD
12/27/2016 6:23:59 PM
Here is a quick story of my recent GAP and C&O Canal experience. I went from Pittsburgh to D.C. between Dec 22 and Dec 26 (2016). I did it on my own, on a race bike (equipped with 700x35c tires), with two bike bags and a backpack. Th...
3 replies - latest: "Wow, kudos to you for completing th..."
by Tracy Skorka, Harrisburg
, Jan 30 2017 10:26AM
Cumberland to Whites Ferry
1/29/2017 9:08:29 AM
I have done entire C and O a few times with friends. My wife wanted to try it for the first time together. We decided we would not have time to do all 184.5 miles so we did almost 80 miles (Williamsport to Whites Ferry)in three days. It was a great t...
1 reply - "Correction - Meant to title this di..."
, Jan 29 2017 10:40AM
12/31/2016 10:30:52 AM
I would like to document our upcoming trip by making a video. Would appreciate any input on what type of cameras people have used. Looking at GoPro but have heard they are not user friendly for editing video. Suggestions?
5 replies - latest: "Thanks for all the input. My son is...", Jan 28 2017 8:17AM
Rick, Champaign IL
1/17/2017 2:26:55 PM
Traveling the C&O and GAP mid October from DC to Pittsburg. Anyone else out there then?
1 reply - "We'll be out there mid Oct. for our..."
by Rick Hancock, Grafton va
, Jan 18 2017 7:15AM
driest month to plan trip pgh. to dc
1/8/2017 8:46:20 AM
group of novice riders plan to go pgh to dc.need help planning trip with everything from weather lodgeing food and packing. THANKS
6 replies - latest: "I've done 5 thru rides on the Passa..."
by Rick Hancock, Grafton, Va.
, Jan 12 2017 9:34PM
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