This non-drop group ride leaves from Wassiac NY for a night of self-supported camping at Beartown State Forrest, MA. The ride is 42 miles each way.
Travel and Logistics
We will take 8am train from Grand Central Terminal on the Metro-North Harlem like to Wassiac. We will then ride 42 miles into Connecticut and then Massachusetts. We will stop in Salisbury, CT for lunch, and hit a grocery store about 5 miles from camp in Great Barrington, MA. Riders are responsible for rail rickets and MTA Bike Pass.
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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 19MT5OUT…(2019 Micro-Tour 5 Outbound map).
August 10th, 2019. Wassiac, NY to Beartown, MA
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August 11th, 2019. Beartown, MA to Wassiac, NY
PDF Cue Sheets
Please note Orientation Class for Micro-Tour 5 is on July 25th, 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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