Pandapas Pond – Field Guide for a Nature Hike – Blacksburg, Virginia

Pandapas Pond is about 15 minutes northwest of Blacksburg, Virginia and located off of US-460. Continue reading “Pandapas Pond – Field Guide for a Nature Hike – Blacksburg, Virginia”

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War Spur Loop Trail – Easy Hiking, Great View – Mountain Lake, Virginia

War Spur Trail is 3 miles north of Mountain Lake Lodge on State Route 613 in Mountain Lake, Virginia. State Route 613 included some potholes during our visit in mid-March but was passable with our small car. Continue reading “War Spur Loop Trail – Easy Hiking, Great View – Mountain Lake, Virginia”

Rowdy Dawg Mountain Bike Race – Course Preview – Blacksburg, VA

I competed in the┬áRowdy Dawg mountain bike race in 2009 (results) and 2010. The race takes place in Blacksburg, Virginia within the Poverty Creek trail system; which includes rolling hills with challenging climbs and fast descents; all through dense forest that consist of a mix of logs, rocks, streams, and leaves. Continue reading “Rowdy Dawg Mountain Bike Race – Course Preview – Blacksburg, VA”