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Old 11-06-2010, 03:34 AM   #4
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Here is my initial cut with way more work to come!

FINAL GPX FILES can be downloaded from Ride Report starting on page 14

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Tentative destination schedule
1. La Plata, MD (start point)
2. Baie-Comeau, Quebec
3. Labrador city, Labrador
3a. Esker
4. Happy valley – Goose bay, Labrador
5. L’Anse Aux Meadows (Viking landing), Newfoundland
5a.Gros Morne, Newfoundland
5b. Gander Air museum
5c.B-36 plane crash
6. St. John’s, Newfoundland
7. Argentia, Newfoundland (ferry ride to North Sydney)
8. Cabot trail (great views)
8a. Meat cove(spectacular view and a little restaurant)
9. Margaree Harbour
10. Halifax, Nova Scotia
11. Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
12. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
13. Digby, Nova Scotia (ferry ride to St. John)
14. St. John, New Brunswick/Bay of Fundy
15. Mount Washington, NH
16. La Plata, MD (end point)

Tentative mileage schedule (remember we can stop along the way and camp to potentially shorten or lengthen ride days)
Day 1: Destination: Montreal, Canada Daily mileage: 610 (get to Canada first day)
Day 2: Destination: Manic 5 Daily mileage: 555 Total miles traveled: 1165
Day 3: Destination: Churchill Falls Daily Mileage: 381 Total miles traveled: 1546
Day 4: Destination: Esker and back to Churchill Falls Daily Mileage: 230ish Total miles traveled: 1776 (Esker is 112 miles west of CHF)
Day 5: Destination: Happy Valley/Goose bay Daily Mileage: 180 Total miles traveled: 1956
Day 6: Destination: Port Hope Simpson Daily Mileage: 260 Total miles traveled: 2216
Day 7: Destination: L'Anse Aux Meadows Daily Mileage: 226 Total miles traveled: 2442 (Ferry ride has to be booked early)
Day 8: Destination: Gros Morne Daily Mileage: 239 Total miles traveled: 2681
Day 9: Destination: Gros Morne - day off to see the sights!
Day 10: Destination: St. John's, Newfoundland Daily Mileage: 557 Total miles traveled: 3238 (Gander Air museum/B36)
Day 11: Destination: Argentia, Newfoundland Daily Mileage: 85 Total miles traveled: 3323 (Day trips/rest/night Ferry ride)
Day 12: Destination: Cabot trail/Halifax, Nova Scotia Daily Mileage: 432 Total miles traveled: 3755 (Ferry ride/Cabot trail/Meat Cove)
Day 13: Destination: Digby, Nova Scotia Daily Mileage: 295 Total miles traveled: 4050 (Ferry ride)
Day 14: Destination: Mount Washington, NH Daily Mileage: 339 Total miles traveled: 4389 (Bay of Fundy/ride Mt. Washington)
Day 15: Bust a$$ for home or break it up for an additional night? 622 miles home to La Plata from Mt. Washington

Dana and I will probably spend a few more days in Newfoundland this time trail riding and such, we haven't worked out the schedule or trails yet but I will post up after some more research.

blaster11 screwed with this post 09-18-2011 at 10:57 AM Reason: Deleted old map and added google map and updated riding schedule (still experimenting with putting maps in)
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