Dave and Lexi's Adventures

Green Mountain Loop
July 18-20, 2009

362 miles
158 miles Montpelier-Bethel-Island Pond
141 miles Island Pond-Burlington
62 miles Burlington-Montpelier

Mostly based on Adventure Cycling's
Green Mountain Loop


The bike loaded up Wednesday morning: homemade frame pack, Carousel Design Works seat bag with dangling thermarest


Sleeping bag strapped on the front, Ay-up lights, Mt. Feedbag, map case, and camera case


Homemade frame bag, made of the same Dimension Polyant sailcloth I used for our PCT backpacks


Rt 12 south through Northfield



After passing through Bethel, north through Tunbridge...


...and Chelsea


The green in Chelsea


A shady break in Chelsea


Heading out of Groton


East Corinth



Sunset glow north of East Burke


The campsite at Brighton State Park in Island Pond


Branch-rigged bug bivy


Morning fog on the pond


Island Pond


Breakfast! Yum!


Farm near Sheldon


The Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, actually quite nice


Live "music" at the Intervale in Burlington, alas no Flatbread was left


Threatening clouds as I approached App Gap on the return to Montpelier