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Beacon-Ellenville-Grahamsville-Peekamoose-Poughkeepsie

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Way Points: 

Beacon Metro North RR Station> Fostertown Rd> Rt 32> Rt 300> Straw Ridge Rd> Wallkill>Bruyn Turnpike> Bryunswick Rd> 52> Ellenville,Ulster Heights Rd> Beaver Dam Rd> 42> 55, Grahamsville> 55A> Yagerville Rd> Greenville Rd> Peekamoose Rd> 28A, West Shokan> 213> Mill Dam Rd> Cottekill Rd> Springtown Rd> 299> New Paltz Rd> Vineyard Ave> Haviland Rd> Mid Hudson Bridge> Poughkeepsie RR Station

 

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Author: 
Hank Schiffman & Gerald Seppey
Signature Route : 
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Region Name(s): 
The Gunks
Level(s): 
A
Distance: 
113
Vertical Gain: 
7400
Difficulty: 
187
Difficulty Rating: 
5 out of 5
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Covers interesting terrain with 3 major ascents. Can save 12 miles by taking Berme> Institution Rd> Plank Rd> 55> 55A> Yagerville Rd. If so, fluid stop at Peters on 209 just before turn onto 55, bypassing Plank Rd On the return, consider taking the Hudson Valley Rail Trail off S Riverside Ave, the left off of New Paltz Rd from 299. The deli in West Shokan on 28A was open as of 6/2014.

This current route has been improved over the original by Gerald Seppey. It avoids the worst of Rt 52 and refines other aspects and is the A STS final ride of 2012.

also listed in Catskill Region 

 

HS 3/16/15

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