Mountain Biking, Killington, Vermont
By Lisa Friedman, Central New Jersey Real Estate
These photos are from my mountain biking excursion last Sunday at Killington. I took the gondola up to the top of the mountain a few times and rode my bike down. Sounds easy, you might say? NOT! Mountain biking down a 4,200 foot peak can be quite intense as you ride over very bumpy, very rocky areas. Some of the trails are so narrow that they are practically single track (not much wider than your tires). Some trails have steep drops off of a cliff face and some are so steep that you have to ride your brakes for hundreds of feet. I actually almost flipped over once - balancing on one wheel and it could have gone either way - shifting my weight back the slightest bit after hovering over one wheel for like three seconds brough me back to reality - WHEW! I did have one crash and sti...