Route 30 then has a
very fun curvy section (showed below) between Tupper Lake and Saranac
Lake. The route then turns east on the very curvy
CR18 (Forest Home Rd) - fun ride!
This stretch is the beginning of another
NER BONE road.
This great BONE Road
continues from Bloomingdale to the top of Whiteface Mountain. The road
is very curvy and scenic here.
- While pricey at $10 per bike, the views are amazing. The road is
bumpy in spots so you have to watch your line.
The views on the way up
are pretty terrific:
Once you get near the
top you park your bike and then make a choice. Either you walk into
this tunnel to the elevator:
Or you climb there
stairs.....yikes! I'll take the elevator. :)
Once you reach the
summit you never know who you might bump into:
Even on a cloudy day,
the view of Lake Placid, Mirror Lake, the Adirondacks, and the town of
Lake Placid are breathtaking.
Be sure to walk
out back to the rocks for amazing views of the high Peaks region of
the Adirondacks. Well worth the $10.
After Whiteface, the
route follows another
BONE road - Route 86/
Route 21. The road
goes through a gorgeous valley and past the entrance to the Whiteface
Mountain Ski Area.
Route 21 gets nice and
twisty and then ends at Route 73 and a nice view of the ski jumps.
Route 73 passes nice
mountain views and the bobsled & luge runs at Mount Van Hoevenburg on
its way to Keene. Debbie and I had a nice lunch at the
(518-576-9111) or in Lake Placid (reviews).
Just after Keene, put
on your riding shoes cause
Hurricaine Road (video) awaits. This is super
twisty with nice elevation changes. Watch for sand in some corners.