The Ironman: Frostburg, MD Trailhead
Enjoy all the benefits of the Scenic and the Viaduct as you begin your bicycle ride in the Mountain City of Frostburg, Maryland. Nestled in the Maryland Mountains, Frostburg is known for its vibrant springs, cool summers, and vivid autumn foliage. As you challenge yourself to a 572 foot uphill climb on Mount Savage. During your climb you will cross the Mason & Dixon Line where you will want to stop and take a picture at the park. You will also ride through two of the longest tunnels on the Great Allegheny Passage. The 957 foot long Borden Tunnel will prepare you for the Big Savage Tunnel which is 3,294 feet long. Don't get vertigo as you pedal your way through to the Great Continential Divide. The highest point on the GAP at an elevation of 2,392 feet.