Southern Traverse

Discussion in 'Wanderlust and Travel' started by Broyer, May 23, 2007.

  1. Broyer

    Broyer

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    Apr 26, 2006
    North Carolina
    The southern traverse is a trail, with history dating back to the civil war, that runs over 32 miles near Staunton VA. I was able to pack my d50 on one day and my d200 on a short road ride through the Shenandoah Valley area the next.

    What follows are some randoms photos from last weekends mountain bike trip with 7 of my local cycling buddies.

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    I zoomed the Sigma 18-50 f2.8 while taking this shot.

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    Carter single speeding up George's Camp trail on his way to the top of the ridge. Off Camera flash fired with a pocket wizard. Flash was held in my outstretched hand.

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    More off camera flash here. It was strapped to a tree at camera left. Ben is focused as he guts out the miles.

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    James in the same location as the other photo but I slowed the shutter speed down a bit.

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    Bill C. with Ben chasing him. Sections of the trail were tiny and the fall off was steep. Flash was strapped to a tree to camera left and I was up the slope a touch.

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    No flash here, just natural light. Bill C on one of the many ridges we cruized on our 32 mile ride.

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    Close up with Ben. Flash to camera left fired via Pocket Wizard.

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    That's me checking out the view on South Sister's Knob just prior to the final decent. Photo taken by Carter.

    The next day I lugged the d200, 28-70 and a 10.5 fisheye out on the road bike for a cool down ride through the valley. Rolling roads and a beutiful morning.



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    The beast in the valley...

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    I thought this bridge looked cool with the fisheye. I have many more photos, but I have to run. I'm going riding again!

    Cheers,

    Tim
     
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