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Bicycling on the "Great Allegheny Passage" in the Laurel Highlands

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While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Join us for a bicycling adventure on the first-completed 120 miles of the Great Allegheny Passage. Over the course of four days, cover the passage from Frostburg, Md., to West Newton, Pa., learning about the history along the trail and enjoying the breathtaking beauty of your natural surroundings.


• Bike part of the Great Allegheny Passage, a 150-rail trail through the varied landscape of the Laurel Highlands.
• Experience unique riding experiences such as bridges over the Yough River, the 1,000-foot Keystone Viaduct and the amazing Big Savage Tunnel.
• Benefit from the local knowledge of experienced riders and area experts.

Program Notes

You may enjoy the six-night version of this program, Pedal Maryland & Pennsylvania: A Weeklong Bike Trek Along the Great Allegheny Passage (#22004), covering the full Great Allegheny Passage.

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Bicycling 30-40 miles a day on mostly level terrain at an average speed of 8 mph. Bring your own bike and helmet; limited rentals are available with advance notice.

Coordinated by Laurelville Mennonite Church Center.

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4 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners


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