Pacific Northwest Trekkers Enjoying Their Last Days of Biking
The Pacific Northwest is usually known for rainy weather, however late June & July is usually mostly sunny. Last year, the Pacific Northwest Trek had "only 4 hours of anything but sun."
One day from civilization and I'm not sure how eager I am to trade a campfire and smores for electricity and a hot shower (as nice as it sounds). It's amazing to be part of a group that, despite not being able to experience a greatly anticipated kayaking session (due to the only 4 hours of anything but sun we've had this whole trip), still managed to have a wonderful day enjoying prime biking weather and savory smores at the end of the day. However, to give a run down, we biked 43 miles with a great tailwind and beautiful views of the mountains we previously climbed. We carefully crafted "artisan" sandwiches at lunch and finished the day off with grilled cheese, unsuccessfully cooked on our raging campfire, but still tasty! The moon was full so some of us stayed up "star tripping" and singing to ukulele around our final dying fire. Blog post by Trekker Mike
Cape Cod Trekkers Explore Brewster Area
There's so much to discover along Cape Cod, both the Cape Cod and New England Shore Trek explore this classic American summer vacation and bicycling destination!
This morning we woke up and decided to take an interesting short cut on a mountain biking trail to get out of Nickerson State park in Brewster, MA, which proved to be harder but more fun on road bikes! Once out of the forest we rode to a delicious diner for breakfast! Almost all of the boys got breakfast burgers while the rest of us got French toast and pancakes! Then we rode to the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and explored the Cape Cod Bay in which Nielsen and Austin got stranded on the sand bar. After Austin and Nielsen made the three feet journey back to shore we made an excursion to 7-Eleven for free slurpy day!! Finally we headed back to camp and sat around a roaring fire while munching on smores. We're all going to go to bed early tonight as we have a big day of 30 miles to Provincetown tomorrow! Stay tuned
- The Trekkers
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The beautiful harbors, small towns, and winding back roads along the coastline from Boston, MA to Bar Harbor, ME make this biking and camping adventure unforgettable. We'll spend 3 days in Acadia National Park where we'll wake up for the first sunrise in the United States atop Cadillac Mountain! Pack your swimsuit and sneakers, the Maine Coast Trek is jam-packed with outdoor adventure!
On this incredible 4-country adventure, you’ll bike through major cities and quaint villages in Britain, France, Belgium, and Holland, visiting major museums and monuments, eating at great local restaurants, and getting to know each place’s music, art, history, landscapes, and people. You’ll stay in hostels and hotels, and camp out in the countryside between touring major cities with great bike culture. A truly amazing way to experience Europe!