BURKES GARDEN LOOP from Rocky Gap Elem. School  R-H,  6/2010
Start Elevation:  2018 feet, 3282' total climb 

Cum.   Go  Turn    Description

 0.0       Start   Rocky Gap Elem. School
 0.0  0.4   R      North Scenic Hwy, going south 
 0.4 20.0   R      61 West 
20.4  5.4   L      Burkes Garden Rd. / 623, STORE
23.1               top of climb, 3540'
25.8  4.5   L      Gose Mill Rd. / 666
30.3  4.3   R      Banks Ridge Rd. / 625
34.6  8.7   R      Burkes Garden Rd. / 623
36.8        EAT    Burkes Garden store on left
                   Burgers, etc available
37.8               complete Burkes Garden loop
40.6               top of climb
43.3 20.0   SS-R   61 East
63.3  0.4   SS-L   North Scenic Hwy.
63.7        End    Rocky Gap Elem. School, 6hrs

Rocky Gap Elementary School (approximately a < 2 hour drive from Bristol)
 * Exit 64 off of  I – 77, after heading north from Wytheville, VA
 * turn right at end of exit ramp onto 61 East / 52 North, go 0.2 miles to stop sign
 * then turn left onto N. Scenic Hwy. (52 North), go 0.4 miles; school is on the left
 * 0.3 miles past Woody’s Snack Bar, 12749 N. Scenic Hwy, Rocky Gap, VA  24366

This is not a breakfast ride.  Some options for a light breakfast (biscuits, coffee, 
juice) are available at Woody's Snack Bar in Rocky Gap before the start.  Otherwise, 
there really aren't any places until about 37 miles into the ride.  Riders need to 
bring their own nourishment and at least two water bottles, just to be on the safe side.

This ride can be shorteded by simply starting it anywhere along 61 West in the first 20
miles by up to 40 miles depending on how far out you start/finish.