The Ride Of Your Life To Raise Funds Supporting Our Wounded American Heroes

Day to Day

The Route
Distance: 310 MILES
Duration: 4 DAYS
Avg Daily Distance: 77 MILES
Elevation Stats
Total Climbing:  7,419 FEET
Maximum Grade: 1.5%
Top Elevation: 2,392

Day 1: Pittsburgh to Ohiopyle​

  • Departure Town: Homestead, PA – Marriott Courtyard
  • Depart Marriott as a group traveling to McKeesport, PA
  • First rest stop at the Boston Trail Head
  • Lunch in Connellsville
  • Arrive at Ohiopyle or Confluence
  • Group Dinner Ohiopyle\Confluence
  • Daily Miles Biked: 69
  • Total Trip Miles Biked: 69

Day 2: Ohiopyle/Confluence to Cumberland​

  • Breakfast: Ohiopyle – at the Falls Market and Group Picture at the falls. Confluence – at Sister’s Cafe
  • First Rest Stop at Rockwood, PA
  • Lunch in Meyersdale, PA. Sandwich shop just below train station or GI Day Room
  • Continental Divide Crossing & Big Savage Tunnel
  • 25 mile descent into Cumberland
  • Check in Fairfield Inn Cumberland or Ramada Inn
  • Happy Hour at Crabby Pig on the trail in Cumberland
  • Daily Miles Biked: 73
  • Total Trip Miles Biked: 142

Day 3: Cumberland to Hagerstown

  • Departure Cumberland, MD (in waves)
  • Rest stop at Paw Paw Tunnel (30 Miles in)
  • Lunch in Hancock, MD (60 Miles in)
  • Rest stop at Dam #5 (80 Miles in)
  • Get off trail at Williamsport. Police escort to Ramada Plaza Hotel in Hagerstown MD (last 4 miles)
  • Arrival Town: Hagerstown, MD

Group Dinner at Hotel

Day 4: Hagerstown to Smokey Glen Farm

  • Depart hotel and take roads to Antietam (some hills)
  • Rest stop at C&O Canal
  • Ride Tow Path to Brunswick, MD for lunch at Railroad Days Festival
  • Rest stop at White’s Ferry
  • Re-group at Riley’s Lock for escort to Smokey Glen Farm
  • Arrival Smokey Glen for Picnic Celebration Gaithersburg, MD
  • Daily Miles Biked: 72
  • Total Trip Miles Biked: 310
  • Waffle House to Canal Google Map