Intro to Bikepacking Register

Date and Time:
Wed, Mar 1, 2023; 9:00 AM (Local Time) - Thu, Mar 2, 2023  2:00 PM  (Local Time)
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Intro to Bikepacking

Intro to BikepackingWednesday, Mar 1 thru Thursday Mar 2: Lightweight Bikepacking Outing.If you feel comfortable riding a bike on dirt roads and wish to learn how to travel in the backcountry on two wheels light weight style this trip is right for you. Participants will meet at Cabezon Wilderness Study Area sign (Coordinates: 13S 307790E 3941180N), travel around the mountain and spend the night at the highest point on the route. The next day we are going to enjoy the sunrise, have conversations about bikepacking basics and future adventures. We will plan to leave camp at around mid-morning and return to where we parked our vehicles.Please sign up for this outing only if you feel comfortable and fit to pedal a MTB bike loaded with overnight gear for more than 13 miles with elevation gain comfortably. This is not an outing for beginner cyclists. The route is 22 miles roundtrip with 1,334 feet of elevation gain.Access route here: https://ridewithgps.com/trips/64036557On this outing we are going to go over map and route navigation, gear selection, Leave-No-Trace principles, self-care, backcountry bike riding, outdoor cooking and a few basic Bikepacking skills. Leader will email a gear list ahead of time. Participants must be prepared for varying weather conditions and feel comfortable sleeping under the stars or in a tent. Meet at 9:00 a.m. at Cabezon Wilderness Study area sign. No dogs please. Children 14 and over with parent or legal guardian are welcome. Appropriate Covid-19 protocols will be observed. Outing size is limited to six, so register early. Register no later than February 19th at the link below.Trip leader: Sandra Corso, sandracorso@yahoo.com;Level: ModerateLocation: San Ysidro, NMSign up: www.riograndesierraclub.org/calendar

MW49+32 San Luis, NM, USA

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35.65522300,-107.08247800 Sandra Corso sandracorso@yahoo.com MM/DD/yyyy amOUuwqNAzpGSXwtHmnd12740

Organized By: Northern New Mexico Group

Location: MW49+32 San Luis, NM, USA

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Event Organizers:
Sandra Corso
   sandracorso@yahoo.com
   (505)6999321
Terry Owen
   teowen@comcast.net
   505-301-4349

Intro to Bikepacking
Wednesday, Mar 1 thru Thursday Mar 2: Lightweight Bikepacking Outing.
If you feel comfortable riding a bike on dirt roads and wish to learn how to travel in the backcountry on two wheels light weight style this trip is right for you. Participants will meet at Cabezon Wilderness Study Area sign (Coordinates: 13S 307790E 3941180N), travel around the mountain and spend the night at the highest point on the route. The next day we are going to enjoy the sunrise, have conversations about bikepacking basics and future adventures. We will plan to leave camp at around mid-morning and return to where we parked our vehicles.
Please sign up for this outing only if you feel comfortable and fit to pedal a MTB bike loaded with overnight gear for more than 13 miles with elevation gain comfortably. This is not an outing for beginner cyclists. The route is 22 miles roundtrip with 1,334 feet of elevation gain.
Access route here: 
https://ridewithgps.com/trips/64036557

On this outing we are going to go over map and route navigation, gear selection, Leave-No-Trace principles, self-care, backcountry bike riding, outdoor cooking and a few basic Bikepacking skills. Leader will email a gear list ahead of time. Participants must be prepared for varying weather conditions and feel comfortable sleeping under the stars or in a tent. Meet at 9:00 a.m. at Cabezon Wilderness Study area sign. No dogs please. Children 14 and over with parent or legal guardian are welcome. Appropriate Covid-19 protocols will be observed. Outing size is limited to six, so register early. Register no later than February 19th at the link below.
Trip leader: Sandra Corso, sandracorso@yahoo.com;
Level: Moderate
Location: San Ysidro, NM
Sign up: www.riograndesierraclub.org/calendar

 

Level: Moderate

Cost: There is no cost for this outing

Signup Instructions: Register no later than February 19th at the link

Bring: Recommended gear list will be provided in advance

Signup Restrictions: No dogs please. Children 14 and over with parent or legal guardian are welcome.

Carpool: Carpooling is at participant's own risk.

Note: Carpool transportation is at the sole risk of the participants.

Cancellation Policy: Heavy rain cancels

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