This updated guide covers a wide selection of mountain biking routes along the Hudson River.
Few areas have more to offer the mountain biker than the Hudson Valley, with its scenic beauty, intriguing history, and abundance of trails, organizations, and facilities created expressly for fat tire devotees. Kick's selection of 25 tours is as diverse as their settings. They range from Lake George to Yonkers, from family outings to challenging peak climbs, from rail trails to canal towpaths to heritage bikeways. Each tour description includes complete directions, a comprehensive map, a list of bike shops nearby, and a wealth of details about the land and cityscapes. Written with sensitivity to the Hudson Valley's tradition of outdoor stewardship, 25 Mountain Bike Tours in the Hudson Valley will tell you how and where to get the most from your mountain bikeall closer to home than you may think. 26 maps, appendix.
About the Author
Peter Kick is a licensed hiking and paddling guide in the
Catskills, Adirondacks, and Florida Everglades. He has authored several books on hiking and mountain biking including Backroad Bicycling in the Hudson Valley and Catskills, 25 Mountain Bike Tours in the Hudson Valley, 25 Mountain Bike Tours in the Adirondacks, and 25 Mountain Bike Tours in New Jersey. He lives in Saugerties, New York.