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Journey to the 'Dacks and Back

A young man heads out to the Adirondack Park is search of semi-solitude, natural beauty, and awesome cycling.

690 miles (1,110 km) over 9 days from August 16, 2009 to August 24, 2009

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Tour diaries, Equipment lists, Road bikes, 1-2 weeks, Adirondack Park Loop
Locales: North America, United States, Massachusetts, Franklin, Deerfield, Town of, New York, Albany, Albany, City of, Fulton, Adirondack State Park, Vermont, Rutland, West Rutland, Town of, Middlesex, Watertown, Town of
Year: 2009


Copyright © 2009-2014 By Jon Doyle - (contact)

Status: Completed Aug 2009
Last update: Wednesday September 9, 2009 08:20 (US/Pacific) (edited Wed 9 Sep 2009 08:21 (US/Pacific))
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Some lucky people actually have this as the view from their front door!

Table of Contents

Intro: The Who, Where, Why and How
The Route: How I'm getting around, and how I planned it
The Gear: Stuff I used, or at least carried
Day 1: Deerfield, MA to Albany, NY: A tough day with a cushy evening
Day 2: Albany, NY to Arietta, NY: Along the rivers and into the woods
Day 3: Arietta, NY to somewhere near Tupper Lake, NY: Loads of lakes
Day 4: Tupper Lake, NY to Cascade Mountain: Lakes, mountains, and a sweet resting spot in the valley
Day 5: Cascade Mountain to Ticonderoga, NY: Easy riding, except for that mountain
Day 6: Ticonderoga, NY to West Rutland, VT: Escape from Ticonderoga!
Day 7: Rest Day!: Taking the panniers off
Day 8, West Rutland to Watertown, MA: The final push home
Outro: Post-ride thoughts and conclusions

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