Clover Hollow & the Backside
Saturday, April 23; 11:00am; Newport Ballfield, Newport, VA
37 miles; 12-14mph; Hilly terrain with a 3-mile major climb up Backside of Mountain Lake and 6-mile descent down Frontside.
This is the last section of the MoM Century Course. We ride the Clover Hollow Loop on Rts. 601, 602, & 685. Take Rt. 42 across Rt. 460 onto Rt. 605 and down Spruce Run to the New River. Right on Rt. 625, left on Rt. 730, right on Rt. 772, cross Rt. 460, and up Rt. 613 to Mountain Lake Resort. We will return down the Frontside on Rt. 700 and back on Zells Mill. If you want extra miles, you may turn left on Rt. 602, Rocky Sink Rd., near the bottom of the descent and repeat Clover Hollow in reverse. This will add about 11 extra miles.