We are starting at Skimos Ski Club in Jackson NH and will bike down Rte 16 to Rte 302 through the valley past Attitash, through the quant town of Bartlett. Follow along the picturesque Saco River, past Crawford Notch, passing several campgrounds, past Arethusa Falls & Frankenstein Cliffs up to the AMC highland Center. This distance one way is about 23.5 miles, so round trip is 47 miles.
Anyone wanting to stop at the river and enjoy the day & have a shorter ride is to welcome to do so & wait for our return. You can have a nice picnic or swim in the river. It is just beautiful and peaceful up there.
After the days ride, if you want to stay & join us for a 5pm potluck cookout at Skimos you are welcome to, please let me know if you are interested & what you would like to bring to contribute to the dinner. If you are Not a Skimos Member and are interested in staying overnight at the Skimos lodge in Jackson - – Please contact me directly : [masked] as Availability is limited - a non-lodge member cost is $25 per night for this special weekend !
** Pace will be Moderate to Fast (ave 12-15mph) would like the group to stay together - Sometimes breaking into 2 smaller groups, faster & slower but this is still a good paced ride.
** Please note - no guests on this Bike Ride - per this group's policy, please have them sign up & agree to the waiver - thanks
Gear Requirements: any bike (road, hybrid or mountain bike - just make sure it is in good working condition), Helmet is required, spare tire. Please bring water, snack if you want, sun screen & sun glasses.
Your safety and the safety of the group is the most important thing, so come prepared so you don’t put yourself or others at risk. Bring your own gear and know how to use it.
As a condition of attending this activity you agree to release, hold harmless, and indemnify the organizer(s) and all members of this group from any and all claims for property damage, injury, and/or death, including those caused by negligence and/or other reasons. You also agree to assume all risk associated with this activity and agree to know and follow the Hiker Responsibility Code described at www.hikesafe.com. The leader(s) of this activity are volunteers; and you release, hold harmless, and indemnify the leader(s) and all members of this group from any and all claims for property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death - including those caused by negligence and/or other reasons.