Rail-Trail Tips for Cross-Country Skiing 101
If you are trying to find new and fun ways to get outdoors this winter, why not add cross-country or Nordic skiing to your list? Here are a few quick tips to helpe you give it a try!
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy was honored to bring together 300 riders from 33 states on our 2018 Pennsylvania Sojourn to explore the exceptional D&L Trail. Over five days, we biked more than 160 miles, visited trailside communities, experienced the unique cultural and natural heritage of the region, and made new friends and everlasting memories.
If you’re planning a long-distance ride spanning several days or even a week—you’re probably hitting the trails to get in tip-top physical shape. But fitness is only one part of the equation—as the shape of one’s bike and gear can also help to determine one’s overall experience.
As Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) prepares for our 2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn on the Great Allegheny Passage and Montour Trail this June, we thought it was a great time to present five simple tips for long-distance trail rides! These are useful tips for any individuals who aren’t hard bike riders but who are interested in their first longer (over the course of several days or a week) off-road trip.
On April 24, 2015, approximately 100 people came together for RTC’s 2015 West Virginia Rail-Trail Sojourn. This 122-mile, three-day bike ride through four counties and seven rail-trails promised beautiful landscapes, warm communities and lots of adventure—and we weren't disappointed! Here are a few highlights from this incredible event.
RTC’s 14th Annual Pennsylvania Rail-Trail Sojourn will highlight what trails are all about—leading 300 bicyclists of all ages along a 200-mile route on the Montour Trail and legendary Great Allegheny Passage between Coraopolis, Pa., and Cumberland, Md.
If you are a resident of the New Jersey communities of Merchantville, Maple Shade or Moorestown, you are lucky to live so close to so many great regional attractions. But it is not always so easy to be able to safely ride or walk to all the places you want to go.