Vermont Ride Preview
This 237 mile ride starts with a
scenic ride on Route 73 past the bobsled track and the ski
jumps. Continue east on Route 9N to Elizabethtown. Turn right on
Essex CR-7 (Lincoln Pond Rd). This is a great curvy ride with
Essex CR 7 (Lincoln Pond Road)
Turn left on Essex CR-6 (Tracy
Road). This is one of the best twisty roads in the region.
Essex CR 6 (Tracy Road)
Turn left on Route 9 and the turn
left again on Essex CR-4 (Ensign Pond Rd). This is also a superb
Essex CR 4 (Ensign Pond Road)
tour). Admire the view of the Champlain Bridge and visit the
the ruins of the British Fort Crown Point. This fort guarded passage
along the lake and was important to both the British and the Americans
during the Revolutionary War. Restrooms are available.
Fort Crown Point
Crown Point Park Map
Leave the park and
cross over Lake Champlain on the Champlain Bridge to Vermont.
Turn right on VT 116 and eventually
turn left on VT 125. Cross Middlebury Gap and the turn left on
Texas Falls Rd. Stop at Texas Falls for a great view. Restroom
Turn left on VT 100 and ride through
Granville Reservation. See pretty Moss Glen Falls on the left.
Moss Glenn Falls
Turn right on Covered Bridge Rd and
The Warren Store for lunch. Be sure to sit out on the
deck for a nice water view.
Continue north on VT 100 and then
turn left on VT 17. This is one great curvy road that has some
very technical curves before and after Appalachian Gap.
VT Route 17
Vermont Route 17
Turn right on VT 116 and then ride west to the
Charlotte-Essex Ferry. What an awesome and scenic way to enjoy
the trip back to New York. The 20 minute ferry
VT every 1/2 hour until 5:30pm, hourly from 5:30 pm to 8:30pm).
Leave the ferry and follow a series of
great backroads over to Elizabethtown. Ride NY 9N west to
Essex CR-13 (Hurricane Road) and
experience a great tight and twisty ride.
Turn right on scenic NY Route 73 and
enjoy great alpine views to Lake Placid. Turn left on NY 86 and
follow it back to the hotel.