Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Fall Women's Weekend Oct 24-26 in Ellijay, GA

Women’s Mountain Bike Weekend at Mulberry Gap Mountain Bike Getaway

Join Namrita O’Dea for an all-women’s mountain bike weekend at the beautiful and cozy Mulberry Gap Mountain Bike Getaway in the North Georgia Mountains. Mulberry Gap is located in the middle of the mountain bike capital of Georgia. Ellijay, GA has some of the best mountain biking in the state and trails for all levels of riders. The theme of the weekend will be fun, healthy food, and good riding. It will be a great way to make new riding friends while spending a weekend in the mountains!


Supported rides (snacks, drinks, packed lunch, ride guide, mechanical support, vehicle support provided in case of emergency)

Hot tubs, massage ($1/minute), movies, relaxing cabins, bike wash, clean and cozy bathhouses, campfires

All meals are included and all organic foods will be used. Alcoholic beverages are not provided at Mulberry Gap, so feel free to bring your beverage of choice to share!

Cost: $170/pp

Weekend Schedule

Friday October 24
5:00 - 7:30 pm: Happy Hour, meet and greet

7:30 pm: Dinner
Harvest Lentil Soup and corn muffins with honey butter
Blackberry cobbler

Saturday October 25
8:30 am: Breakfast
Banana pancakes or waffles
Eggs and turkey sausage
Fresh fruit
Coffee, assorted teas

10:30 am: Morning Ride

12:00 pm: Lunch delivered trailside
Chicken and wild rice soup
Veggie or turkey wraps
Ginni’s homemade energy cookies

2:00 - 6:00 pm: Massage appointments and hot tub relaxation (massage appointments must be made when making reservation)
Afternoon snacks provided

6:00 pm: Happy hour and Q&A (tips and techniques, tech talk, nutrition, etc.)

7:30 pm: Dinner at Mulberry Gap
Homemade hummus and pita appetizer
Homemade lasagna
Tossed salad and warm garlic rolls
Baked apples

Sunday October 26
8:30 am: Breakfast
Homemade fruit danish
Bagels with choice of toppings
Yogurt and fresh fruit
Coffee & assorted teas

10:00 am: Morning Ride

1:00 pm: Lunch at Mulberry Gap
Homemade chicken Salad and pita crisps
Dessert du jour

2:00 pm: Pack up and good-byes

The weekend is open to all levels of mountain bike riders and depending on the size and level(s) of the group, rides may split into different groups. No one will be left behind on any ride. If you need to rent a bike, please let us know. Helmets will be required for all rides. Email to reserve your space. There is a limit of 10 women for the weekend. Proof of health insurance is required upon arrival.


Blogger Emily said...

Damn it, I think I will be in Utah right then. Maybe I'll be back in time... though I would be a little thrashed

8:21 AM  
Blogger Carey Lowery said...

too bad i am doing a 12 hour. the menu looks awesome!

4:09 PM  

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