Almost done getting all the rides together. Working on adding a few more.

Wednesday:

10:00am-5:00pm —- Sign In(Hotel Lobby)

7:00pm-10:00pm —- Meet and GreetLocated in Hotel Lobby (Free with Name Tag and Lanyard)

Thursday:

10:00am-5:00pm —– Sign In(Hotel Lobby)

8:00 am, —- High Falls Gorge & Whiteface Mt Ride- ($23 per person), Approx.200 miles, 7-8
hrs. total time,(Max 35 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Roger Heim & Tail gunner: Deb Heim

Nametag/Lanyard, ticket required

This ride departs GEL and heads north to the scenic Whiteface Mountain Veteran’s Memorial Highway.
The ride ascends the fifth largest mountain in New York State and was the host of the 1932 and 1980
Olympics, in Wilmington NY. At 4867 feet above sea level, you will capture the amazing beauty of the
Adirondack Mts. On clear days, you will find the views just breathtaking. Lunch will be on your own.

8:15 am, —- Vermont North – Free (lunch on your own), approx. 129 miles about 7 hours (Max 35 Bikes)

Ride Captain:  Gary Stephens & Tail gunner: John Alden

Nametag/Lanyard required

A scenic ride with views of Adirondack and Green mountains and Lake Champlain. We’ll leave the lodge and make our way to Rt 4 until we get to the Vermont visitors center from there, we will go up VT Rt 22A where the Green Mts will be visible on your right and the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain on your left. We’ll cross the bridge over the Lake and Crown Point stopping for a photo op. Lunch will be at Emeralds before heading back to the lodge. Will arrive around 3:30pm

8:30 am, —- Covered Bridge & Sugar Shack Scoot – Free, approx. 110 miles, 5 1/2 total time

Ride Captain: Gina Johnston & Tail Gunner: Kimberley Lupinski

Nametag/Lanyard Required

This ride will leave GEL and be a loop as we head towards Rt. 149 and VT. 30S to make our way to the Sugar Shack in Arlington, VT.  The Sugar Shack is located on the banks of the Roaring Branch River, and is part country store, part bakery and part Norman Rockwell exhibit.  We will spend 45-50 minutes browsing, shopping, and enjoying a treat if you’d love to indulge yourself. The ride will head back west towards GEL, where we’ll stop at 2-3 covered bridges, including the Arlington Covered Bridge, where we will stop for a photo Op.  – Lunch not included but great snacks at the Sugar Shack.

9:00 am, —- Lake Placid – Free, (max 25 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Red Conti & Rob Snyder

Nametag/Lanyard Required

Ride 2.5 hours up to lake placid complex and ski jump area. Lunch break stop pay on your own. Will be back to GEL by 4:00pm

9:00 am — Play Time Scoot – Free (max 10 Bikes)

Ride Captain : Chad White

Nametag/Lanyard Required

Short scoot to destination to be determined. This will be a fast pace ride for experienced riders only.

10:00 AM, —- Davidson Brewery Scoot – Free, (max 25 Bikes)

Ride Captain:  Bruce D.  & Tail gunner: Lisa D.

Nametag/Lanyard required 

Ride leaves GEL heading over to Davidson Brewery in Glens Falls around noon for lunch. We will then ride back to Gel and should arrive around 1:30pm

1:30 PM —- Zack Granger Memorial Scoot – Free (Donations Welcome and Encouraged), 3 hours

Ride Captain: Alice Fitzgerald & Tail Gunner: Joel Fitzgerald

Nametag/Lanyard Required

Ride Info to Come: Short 45-minute ride down to the memorial site where you will be able to see the eagle statue and possible visit with the mother of Zack Granger. From there you will take a longer ride around back to GEL.

2:00 PM —- Stoney Creek Scoot, 2.5 hours -Free (max 18 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Bob Raymond & Tail Gunner: Kjeld Schou

Nametag/Lanyard Required

A short scoot up around Stoney Creek

5:00pm, —- Opening Ceremony$26 per person

Come Join us for opening ceremony. Full Buffett Style Dinner, Giveaways and Dancing. Cash bar will be available.

Friday:

10:00am-5:00pm —- Sign In (Hotel Lobby)

7:30 am, —– Vermont Country Store Ride – Free, approx.. 135 miles, 5- 5.5 total time,

Ride Captain: Mike Lauro & Tail gunner: ??

Nametag/Lanyard required
This ride departs from GEL, and heads east into Vermont. We will travel thru and around the lower
portion of the Green Mountains of Vermont. An hour into the ride we may stop for a 10-15 minute
break. We will arrive at the Vermont Country Store an hour after the break. The plan is to have about a
1 hour layover, so folks can explore the store. You can probably get a bite to eat if you choose. Don’t
forget though, we will be ending this ride at Progressive MotorSports for a buffet lunch. We should be at
PMS around 1pm. There will be one additional stop about an hour after leaving the Country Store. You
will be able to fuel up and grab a donut or whatever, if you wish. It’ then on to Progressive MotorSports
from there…..

8:00 am, —- Mount Greylock Massachusetts – Free, 7 hours (max 25 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Deb Heim &  Tail gunner:  Terri Pohle

Join us for a scenic ride to Mount Greylock with lunch at Bascom Lodge overlooking gorgeous mountain views. Mount Greylock is a 3,489-foot mountain located in the northwest corner of Massachusetts and is the highest point in the state. Its summit is in the western part of the town of Adams in Berkshire County. This ride is a full day with an anticipated arrival back at the hotel parking lot at approximately 3:30PM.

www.mass.gov/mount-greylock-state

www.bascomlodge.net

8:15 am, —–Kitchen Store / Equinox Ride – ($20 per Spyder/bike), 132 miles,6-6.5 hrs total time(max 50 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Ron Netzley & Tail gunner: Gene Morrissey

Nametag/Lanyard, ticket required

This ride departs GEL and enters into scenic VT and this year’s first stop is at The Kitchen Store
(A SpyderQuest Sponsor) located in Dorset, Vermont where the ladies will indulge themselves to
some shopping. Don’t worry guys, you will get a chance to check out the store as we will be there 1
hour. Also, any large item purchased over $75 and can’t fit on the
bike, they will ship for free. From there you will depart and ride up the famous Mt Equinox.
There’s no better way to enjoy the splendor of the Green Mountain State and the surrounding
areas of New England than from the privately owned summit of Mount Equinox and the Skyline
Drive! At 3,848 feet above sea level, the summit offers breathtaking sunsets and panoramic
views of the Green, White, Adirondack, Berkshire and Taconic Mountain ranges. On the way
back to Progressive Motorsports, we travel through a New York covered bridge and on to a free
lunch.
Mt Equinox http://www.equinoxmountain.com/index.php
The kitchen Store https://www.jkadams.com/

9:00 am, —- Salem Art Park Scoot – Free, approx.  4 hours 79 Miles (Max 25 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Gary Stephans & Tail gunner: John Alden

We will leave the Lodge and ride approx. 1hr to Stewarts in Moreau for a break. From there we will ride to the park. We will spend 1hr there then ride to the Battenkill Creamery for a break and then to Progressive for lunch and shopping.  The rural landscape of Salem Art Works sprawls an impressive 119.4 acres, hosting a rotating roster of sculptures by regional, national and international artists throughout the Cary Hill Sculpture Park. The public is invited to experience Cary Hill Sculpture Park at their own pace from dawn to dusk. Accessible by car, truck and spyder to conveniently make the climb to the top of the hill and enjoy the vast horizon.

9:00 am — Play Time Scoot – Free (max 10 Bikes)

Ride Captain : Chad White

Nametag/Lanyard Required

Short scoot to destination to be determined. This will be a fast pace ride for experienced riders only.

9:30 am, —- Brant Lake Loop Scoot – Free, approx. 100 miles, 3 hours

Ride Captain: Gina Johnston & Tail gunner: Kimberley Lupinski

his ride is approximately 100 miles (3 hours) – We will wind north on RT 9N along Lake George with a quick stop on the Hague Visitor Center.  We will turn left
onto Rt 8 heading west past Brant Lake & Loon Lake to Wevertown where we will head south to Progressive Motorsports for lunch.
Only a short ride on the interstate to avoid traffic in Lake George. This is a nice ride at a slow pace to enjoy some of the Adirondack scenery. 

9:45 am, —-Lake George Loop – Free, Approx. 128 miles, 4 hrs. (max 25 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Robert Gilbert & Tail Gunner George Carlson

We will leave GEL to go to Hadley’s parabolic bridge then on to town of Thurman and Wevertown where we will pick up rt 8 stop for a bathroom break at Stewart’s in Chestertown stay East on rt 8 till lakeshore drive on the edge of lake George into Ticonderoga where we will pick up rt 22 towards Whitehall stay south on rt4 till we arrive at progressive. 

10:00 AM —- Zack Granger Memorial Scoot – Free (Donations Welcome and Encouraged), 3 hours

Ride Captain: Alice Fitzgerald & Tail Gunner: Joel Fitzgerald

Nametag/Lanyard Required

Ride Info to Come: Short 45-minute ride down to the memorial site where you will be able to see the eagle statue and possible visit with the mother of Zack Granger. From there you will take a longer ride around back to GEL.

2:00PM —- Stoney Creek Scoot – Free, 2.5 hours (max 18 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Bob Raymond & Tail Gunner: Kjeld Schou

Nametag/Lanyard Required

A short scoot up around Stoney Creek

12:00pm – 3:00pm —- Progressive Motorsports Lunch (Free with Registration)

Most rides will end at Progressive Motorsports, Check rides for details.

5:00pm —– Hawaiian “Luau” (Doors Open at 5:00pm Food Served at 6:00pm)

Back by Popular Demand !!! Please join us for a fun Tropical Tiki Night! Please join us for a tropical themed night filled with delicious food, music from the islands, and even get to dance and compete in a hula skirt contest! You might even get to see some of your SpyderQuest committee members swing their hips and show some of their best moves in a hula dance!! Non-alcohol punch included cash bar will be open. Price is 30.00 per person. Hope to see you there!!

Saturday:

7:30 am, —- Charlotte/Essex FerryPay On Your Own, 160 Miles 5Hrs(max 25 Bikes)

Ride Captain:  Ron Netzley & Tail gunner: Gene Morrissey

Nametag/Lanyard required

A first for SpyderQuest, an untethered ferry crossing from Charlotte Vermont into Essex, NY and leave GEL promptly at 7:30. Ride meeting at 7:15. We have a ferry to catch!  Come with a full tank and a snack.

 This ride departs GEL and enters into scenic VT through its valleys’ north to Charlotte. Ounce at the ferry crossing, everyone will pay their fee. Leave your trailer at GEL, as there is an extra fee for them. When onboard, bathrooms are available to use. When you get settled in, grab you camera to get some great pictures of both the Adirondacks and White Mountains, and don’t forget the group shot. Bring a snack, good time to eat as there will be no food stops. This portion of the ride is 84 miles. Once departing the ferry which is about 25 minutes, we will ride 22S-9N, then briefly going on the Northway 

bypassing Lake George and back to GEL. This portion after the ferry crossing is 83 miles, 187 miles total, FYI- when I scout the ride, I will be looking for a gas stop somewhere during the ride. 6-hour ride time.

8:00 am, —- Fort Ticonderoga & Mt. Defiance- $18 per person, approx. 100 miles, 7 hrs. Total time,(max 30 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Roger Heim & Tail gunner:

Nametag/Lanyard, ticket required
The ride travels on I87 to avoid Lake George, but then will turn east and get onto 9N. The layover at the
fort will be 2-3 hours. Travel back to G.E.L. will be via Rt.22A & Rt.4.

Pricing includes the Tour of the Fort and the ride up to the Mount Defiance overlook
Link to site: http://www.fortticonderoga.org/

8:15 am —- Wild Center 8 Hrs  $22 per person

Ride Captain: Carl Cangialosi & Tail gunner: Val Cangialosi

Nametag/Lanyard, tickets required
Ride up to Wild Center and will return to GEL around 4PM

9:00 am — Play Time Scoot – Free (max 10 Bikes)

Ride Captain : Chad White

Nametag/Lanyard Required

Short scoot to destination to be determined. This will be a fast pace ride for experienced riders only.

9:30/10:00 am, —- Lake Sacandaga /BBQ Scoot- $14 per person, Approx. 100miles, 3-4 hrs.(max 30 Bikes per wave, total 60 Bike max)

Ride Captain: ______ & Tail gunner: TBD

Nametag/Lanyard required
This tour, as the name implies, is a trip around the Great Sacandaga Lake. The lake is actually a reservoir
that was built to alleviate flooding in the Albany area. It is said, there was a railroad and a train that
were left when the water level rose upon completion of the lake’s dam. At just under 100 miles, this will
be a short, yet scenic ride through the southern end of the Adirondack Mountains. Enjoy the scenic
views of Sacandaga Lake as we ride along both the northern and southern shores.

1:00 PM —- Zack Granger Memorial Scoot – Free (Donations Welcome and Encouraged), 3 hours

Ride Captain: Alice Fitzgerald & Tail Gunner: Joel Fitzgerald

Nametag/Lanyard Required

Ride Info to Come: Short 45-minute ride down to the memorial site where you will be able to see the eagle statue and possible visit with the mother of Zack Granger. From there you will take a longer ride around back to GEL.

1:00 PM, —- Prospect Mountain 2 Hours (max 25 Bikes) $5 Per Bike

Ride Captain: Brenda Brooks & Tail Gunner: Brad Brooks

Nametag/Lanyard required

Join us for a short scoot to the beautiful Prospect Mountain where you will enjoy the 100 mile view from the summit.

2:00PM —- Stoney Creek Scoot – Free, 2.5 hours (max 18 Bikes)

Ride Captain: Kjeld Schou & Tail Gunner: ??

Nametag/Lanyard Required

Ride Info to Come:

5:00pm, —- Closing Ceremony/ Spyder Parade /Dinner/Farkle Bingo (Great Escape Pavilion)

Parade Line up to begin approximately 4:15pm alongside GEL Parking Lot (Starting Location #1)

How we run our rides.

We use a Ride Captains, who will lead the ride and we use a tail gunner to help keep the ride together. Watch the video below to see what we need you to do. We have been doing this for many years and as long as everyone does their part the rides go flawlessly.