This non-drop group ride leaves from lower Manhattan for a night of self-supported camping at Mountain Lakes Park in Somers, NY. The ride is 58 miles each way.
Travel and Logistics
We will leave at 7am from The Hudson River Greenway at Chambers Street in Manhattan. We will stop for lunch at Elmsford, and plan to arrive at campground around 3pm. Porta-pottys, water and fire-pit are all provided, and there is a supermarket 5 miles before we get to camp.
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GPS Files and Cue Sheets
(In-Progress) Please note we use the nomenclature “OUT” for travel outbound on Saturday, and “RET” for return trip on Sunday. File naming standard is 19MT4OUT…(2019 Micro-Tour 4 Outbound map).
July 6th, 2019. NYC to Mountain Lakes
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July 7th, 2019. Mountain Lakes to NYC
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Please note Orientation Class for Micro-Tour 4 is on June 27th, 2019. Please register below in addition to registering for the Micro-Tour. Because we value safety above all else, attendance at these Orientation Meetings is mandatory. If you are unable to attend, you must make arrangement with us to meet face-to-face at least 4 days before trip
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