C12-Saint-Chrysostome, QC

Saint-Chrysostome, QC Saturday 27 July 2024 Rolling hills through country lanes in wooded areas. We pass in front of the Rockburn pub. The lunch stop is in Franklin, the best place for drinking spring water in Quebec. The 70 km ride is a bit more challenging after lunch but the descents are carefree. Cyclists may also enjoy the quiet bike path by the wood in Ste-Clothilde.The 77 km ride is more demanding, particularly the Stevensen hill. Note the need for caution in descent down Covey Hill. There is also a gentle 50 km route. The vertical climb for each ride:...

C13-Sorel, QC

Sorel, QC Saturday 3 August 2024 Lovely farmland and good roads. All routes include a riverside stretch either along the Richelieu or the Yamaska Rivers. Choice of relatively easy routes: 45 km (with 84 m of climb); 66 km (151 m); 71 km (165 m); 94 km (243 m). Nice waterfront pub at the end of the ride. For more information, please consult How Our Rides Work. Visit our Wiki (Cycling) to register for this week’s ride, download maps, and get weather-related updates. The signup sheet will be open from the Tuesday before a Saturday ride: sign up by Friday...

H6-Mansfield West, VT

Mansfield West, VT Saturday 10 August 2024 Extended Hike Visit the quieter side of Vermont’s highest mountain with a variety of routes and superb views of Canada, New York and New Hampshire. Have your lunch on the Chin or Forehead of this magnificent mountain. Levels: 1 - 5 Note (1): For more info, please consult page Extended Hike. Note (2): For club policies regarding trips to US (including border crossing requirements), please consult page RA Trips to US. buy now

C14-Champlain Islands, VT

Champlain Islands, VT Saturday 10 August 2024 Very popular destination with beautiful rides for all levels. All routes follow the waterfront much of the time and one route includes a ferry. There are also some manageable hills to provide variety. A beach stop is possible on some rides. Trip lengths (and meters of climb): 37 km (124 m); 75 km (343 m); 94 km (354 m); 101 km (533 m), and 114 km (671 m). Passports are required for the border. You should also ensure that you have adequate insurance coverage for the US. For more information, please consult How...

C15-Vankleek Hill, ON

Vankleek Hill, ON Saturday 17 August 2024 Routes newly redesigned to avoid traffic and rough roads. Rides start in Vankleek Hill, which is proud of its well-preserved Victorian architecture: it is the “Gingerbread Capital of Ontario.” All cyclists start on the same route but there is a choice of different lengths. Rides are on quiet roads through farmland and a few small towns and all have a stretch along the Ottawa River with lovely views. All rides also pass by Voyageur Park and a beach stop would be possible on the shortest ride. At the end of the ride there...

H7-Belvidere Mtn. & Devil’s Gulch, VT

Belvidere Mtn. & Devil’s Gulch, VT Saturday 24 August 2024 Hike up Belvidere and its fire tower to enjoy panoramic views of VT, NH and Canada. Challenge yourself via Tillotson Peak, Haystack & Belvidere Mtn. Try something new: a nice loop via the Long Trail to explore the caves and hollows of Devil’s Gulch and return on the Babcock Trail. Levels: 2 - 4 Note: For club policies regarding trips to US (including border crossing requirements), please consult page RA Trips to US. buy now

C16-Sutton, QC

Sutton, QC Saturday 24 August 2024 The premier cycling area in all of Quebec where many athletes train. The lovely rolling countryside offers a wide variety of rides for every level, some crossing the border into Vermont. Take a leisurely ride past vineyards and bucolic scenery or, if you are up for a challenge, some routes offer long climbs and steep descents. Trip lengths (and meters of climb) for the routes completely in Canada: 55 km (575 m); 61 km (631 m), and 77 km (670 m). For trips crossing to the US: 52 km (394 m); 72 km (595...

WK-Labour Day Hiking & Cycling Weekend – Gorham, NH

Labour Day Hiking & Cycling Weekend Gorham, NH Friday 30 August to Monday 2 September, 2024 Sign up now for a spectacular weekend in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Our location gives you the option of long, active days and or leisurely shopping & dining. Adjacent to the Presidential Range, the village of Gorham will be our base. Hiking choices include Mounts Washington, Jefferson, Adams and Madison. Most hikes are levels 3, 4 and 5 with a few short, easy choices also available. Stunning views await as your reward, supported by RA maps as usual. Bring US $20 in...

H8-SEPAQ Mont Mégantic, QC

SEPAQ Mont Mégantic, QC Saturday 7 September 2024 Mont Mégantic is a major geologic feature in SE Quebec, comprising an outer semi-circle of mountains, including Monts St-Joseph, Victoria and Notre-Dame, that ring Mont Mégantic itself. The views from each peak are spectacular. Levels: 1 - 5 buy now

C17-Oka, QC

Oka, QC Saturday 7 September 2024 Great cycling for all levels with splendid scenery. One of our most popular trips, not to be missed. Some rides pass through apple orchards and most finish by passing through the Oka Park. Trips of varying lengths from 45 km (311 m climb), 53 km (388 m), 61 km (338 m), 80 km (303 m), 83 km (310 m), 86 km (361 m), 88 km (455 m), and 120 km (524 m). The three longest routes include 2 ferries across the Ottawa River. Possible pub stop at the end of the ride. For more...

H9-Whiteface, Wilmington, NY

Whiteface, Wilmington, NY Saturday 14 September 2024 Extended Hike The trails on this beautiful Adirondack peak offer spectacular views of the lakes and mountains of the northern Adirondacks as well as impressive views of Lake Placid (the lake). Levels: 2 - 5 Note (1): For more info, please consult page Extended Hike. Note (2): For club policies regarding trips to US (including border crossing requirements), please consult page RA Trips to US. buy now

C18-Bedford, QC

Bedford, QC Saturday 14 September 2024 Great scenery, quiet roads and manageable hills. Choice of a short, medium, and a long route, all with some degree of climb: 45 km (221 m climb); 74 km (421 m) 93 km (348 m). A nice pub in Bedford at the end of the day. For more information, please consult How Our Rides Work. Visit our Wiki (Cycling) to register for this week’s ride, download maps, and get weather-related updates. The signup sheet will be open from the Tuesday before a Saturday ride: sign up by Friday at 7 pm.

H10-Pont Suspendu/Forêt Ouareau, QC

Pont Suspendu/Forêt Ouareau, QC Saturday 21 September 2024 This re-designed hike offers a quiet stroll along Rivière Ouareau, or a gentle hike to Lac Toussaint. The longer hike over Mt Corbeau offers the possibility of a through hike to the Accueil Forêt Ouareau in the Massif sector. Levels: 1 - 4 buy now