11-08-2022 02:53 AM - last edited on 11-09-2022 08:18 AM by Scout
“Still round the corner there may wait a new road or a secret gate, and though I oft have passed them by, a day will come at last when I shall take the hidden paths that run west of the moon, east of the sun”
Curiosity. This, right here, is why we venture into the world. To see what is behind the secret gate. To take the hidden path and discover what’s out there. If you are, like me, a Tolkien fan, the above quote and its owner should sound familiar.
If not, somehow those words still hit the same - a sense of curiosity, discovery and perseverance is part of being human every time we leave our home, but especially when exercising in nature, discovering new landscapes on our adventures and sharing our experiences with the world.
There is no better feeling than discovering a new hidden segment or an off-road path that might not be widely known - not to mention grabbing that KOM/QOM!
For me, one of those segments is hidden above my hometown of Omis (Croatia) in the mountain of Biokovo. This segment (https://www.strava.com/segments/15751636) is challenging, but being surrounded by the Biokovo National Park flora and being able to see an amazing view of the Adriatic coastline makes it all worth it!
In the spirit of the Tolkien adventures, come and share with us a segment that you found most showstopping/beautiful/extremely challenging! 🌟🏞🌊
This can be something you came across on your ventures or completed yourself. And criteria- whatever takes your breath away! 😎
11-14-2022 08:39 AM
I don't want to give too much away but I have the KOM on a mountain segment here for the past decade
The views were like:
11-16-2022 01:11 AM
Wow - kudos on the KOM @VikK 🏆! The view from this segment looks beautiful - makes me think of summer in the Mediterranean.
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