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