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Bicycle trail ride and easy walk to the Appalachian Trail crossing with a scenic overview

Complete package starts at $135

Upcoming

General Description:

This tour starts with a bicycle ride on the northern side of a trail in Sussex county, it is a popular section for bicycle riders, walkers, and horseback riders. This section of the trail is flat and covered with cinder. After spending time on the relaxing bicycle ride we will have a short drive and a hike from a scenic overlook at Sunrise Mountain. The mountain top opens a panoramic view of Northern New Jersey. This hiking trail is part of Appalachian trail. 

Sample Trip Day:

The trip leader will pick up guests at the designated location, provide a trip handbook and drive to the first point of interest. The trip leader will distribute and custom fit bicycles and will provide route overview and safety instructions. Guests will ride at their own pace, stopping at points of interest or for a rest. A trip leader will follow the group with a van and will make stops at the places where the bike trail crosses the parking lot or a road. A trip leader will offer snacks, water, a place to rest, fix any minor bicycle issues or pick up anyone who has finished riding, or assist any other way.

Bicycle Selection:

 

There three options available for the trip:

  • Rent a Standart bicycle from Elation Tours at no extra charge.

  • Rent an Electric bicycle from Elation Tours for $35.

  • Bring your own bicycle.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Age: 14+

  • Level: Easy to Moderate

  • Trip Length: 12 mi with an option of 35 mi.

  • Terrain: Flat

  • Surface: Crushed stone

TRIP INCLUDES

  • Round trip from New York City

  • Comfort Bike (Electric Bike is available)

  • Snacks and Beverages

DEPARTURE/RETURN

  • W 37th Street, and 9th Ave

  • Departure Time: 7:45 am

  • Return Time: 4:30 pm − 5:00 pm

ATTIRE

  • Lightweight and light colored clothing

  • Windproof Jacket

  • Hiking/Sport Pants

  • Pair of comfortable walking shoes/sneakers

  • Hat 

WHAT TO BRING

  • Preferably to bring your own helmet

  • Fingerless gloves provide extra comfort

  • Sunglasses

  • Bug Spray

  • Sun Screen