Black Diamond Trail Bike Ride Slated Oct. 13

Cyclists  will  take  to  the  new  Black  Diamond  Section  of  the  Delaware  &  Lehigh

 National  Heritage  Corridor  Trail  on  Sunday,  October  13  to  celebrate

 its  opening  and  raise  money  for

 its  continued  maintenance.  The  trail  ride  will  begin  at  the  White  Haven  trailhead  at  10:00  a.m.

 “The  Black  Diamond  Trail  Bike  Ride  welcomes  all  ages  of  riders,”

 says  Angela  Vitkoski,  spokesperson  for  sponsor,  Anthracite

 Scenic  Trails  Association.  The  10-mile  segment  from  

White  Haven  is  a  2%  uphill  grade  to  the  Wright  Township  trailhead.  It  is

 well  surfaced.  Riders  can  choose  their  distance  from  several  points  along  the  trail.  Moosehead  Lake  is  midway

 between  the  two  trailheads.  The  total  length  of  the  current  Black  Diamond

 Section  between  Wright  

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