When getting up in the morning, our expectations were that we would be able to leave the Appalachian Mountains rather quickly. Our GPS suggested that there was only one more hill to go, followed by a long flat section beside a river. Great!
This morning our alarm woke us up at 6am. We hoped getting up early would give a couple of colder hours of cycling during the morning. When we exited the tent water still dropped from the surrounding trees and the lake was covered with thick fog. However as we took down the tents and loaded the gear onto our bikes, the fog vanished and some first sun-rays showed that weather was changing again.