Mileage: 3.4 miles (Running Total 20.0) Finish line of Leg #8  
Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
Topography: Gradual climb
   
Description: Never that steep, but slowly climbing the whole way.  About 100 yards after leaving the TZ at the picnic area, turn right onto Bear Meadows Road.  At 1.2 miles, turn left onto Beidleheimer Road.  The leg ends at the intersection of Gettis Ridge Road on the right.
   
Transition Zone 8: At intersection of Beidelheimer Road and Gettis Ridge Road. Parking is on the right side, before the TZ zone; handoff is on the right side at the intersection.
   
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