Jackrabbit Trail 30th Anniversary Celebration @ Cascade XC Ski Center, Lake Placid
All day event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Adirondack Ski Touring Council and the establishment of the Jackrabbit Ski Trail. Join us for a hiking tour of the Jackrabbit Trail and a new ski and bike trail network under development on Scott's Cobble, followed by the BETA annual meeting of the members and then a party at Cascade with live music, food & drink, bonfire and story telling by Tony Goodwin and others.
October 1 EVENT WEBSITE BETA Poker Ride Fundraiser @ Big Slide Brewery & Public House, Lake Placid
The event has become a fall tradition and a great way to check out some of Lake Placid's best trails. Be ready for 10-12 miles of riding with five stops along the way to draw cards for your poker hand.
Cost is $15/rider and includes a BETA beer coozie. The best three hands will win prizes from local sponsors and BETA schwag.
Registration/sign-up will begin at 10:30am at the new Big Slide Brewery & Public House on Sentinel Road. The Poker Ride will roll-out around 11:00pm, and we'll return to the Pub around 3:00pm for the award ceremony and to enjoy some fine food and beer (food and beer not included in registration cost). Parking is limited at Big Slide so please carpool to the event or ride from your house if you're a LP local.
BETA Bike Movie Fundraiser @ The Waterhole - Upstairs Music Lounge, Saranac Lake EVENT WEBSITE
BETA is teaming up with Cycle Adirondacks to bring you "The Rider & The Wolf" - an award-winning documentary film which tells the story of Mike Rust - the Hall of Fame mountain biker who disappeared without a trace. Check out the trailer here - http://riderandwolfmovie.com/.
Tickets are $10 at the door. All proceeds support BETA's stewardship of over 50 miles of the finest Adirondack single track around.
July 31 Ride for the River, Wilmington Fundraiser for Ausable River Association EVENT WEBSITE
Guided mountain bike, road and gravel rides in the Ausable River watershed with all proceeds going to the Ausable River Association. BETA will lead a mountain bike ride at Hardy Road, then return to the Flume area for swimming and the after party at Hungry Trout.
3 days of cycling and good times in the mountain bike capital of the Adirondacks. BETA will host a number of activities throughout the weekend, including:
- Friday night "Hardy Hour" group rides followed by the opening party and "Best Calves of Wilmington" contest at Whiteface Mt. - Saturday morning volunteer projects for National Trails Day, followed by group rides and free Poor Man's Downhill shuttles courtesy of the Town of Wilmington. Saturday night join BETA at the Beach Party for live music, local food and beer...followed by the annual after party, a favorite of locals. - Sunday morning sling GU and Gatorade at BETA's aid station for the 6th Annual WW 100k (Leadville Qualifier) at the Hardy Rd trails.
BARKEATER TRAILS ALLIANCE (BETA) volunteer driven - member supported - human powered