Pepacton - Long

Looking for distance without brutal climbs? Then this ride’s for you. With a distance of 57 miles, there’s a modest (by Catskill standards) elevation gain of only 2460’. You’ll find plenty of rollers along this route which crosses the Pepacton Reservoir at the former site of Shavertown and reaches the halfway point at the historic Downsville Covered Bridge. On the return trip, the route varies by staying on the southern side of the reservoir after the Shavertown Bridge. You’ll get to gaze at these beautiful mountains and valleys, without having to climb them! Water/ food stops at 13.7 miles (Shavertown – north side of bridge), 28 miles (covered bridge park), and at 43 miles (again at the Shavertown location, but you’ll need to cross the bridge to get to the water stop, and then return to the route). (For intermediate to advanced cyclists.)

Starts in: Delaware County, NY, US
Distance: 57.3 mi
Elevation: +2460 / -2461 ft

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