Schweet Sauerland

An enforced mid-week break saw us jump across the border to the Sauerland area of Germany (a hilly region just near the industrial heartland of the Ruhr valley).  Summer met us there:  temperatures got to the mid-thirties – hooray!  The loop from Sorpesee dam to Schmallenberg and Sundern had lots of long forested climbs like the one below, surpassed only by hot-mixed descents.  A nice change from the usual…

Cath climbing through thick forest in the Sauerland
Cath climbing through thick forest in the Sauerland

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  1. It is rare for me to be envious of riding in Europe because of the weather, but this time the superb location and the weather are enough to turn me a little green. Das ist besonders schön!

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