Just 35 Miles from New York city, this ride from Butler, New Jersey is a great way to experience the landscape outside the New York City metro area. With remarkably quiet country roads, shady tree canopies, and a downtown start/finish/party at High Point Brewery, this beautiful and challenging ride is well worth the trip.
The hilly Highlands region outside of Butler features great climbs and ascends to the highest point in New Jersey. A great event for all-around cyclists who can power up short climbs and still have the energy to push the pace in a group. The Gran route, 101 Miles and +7400 elevation gain, crosses the Appalachian trail eight time and showcases some spectacular terrain. There is also a Medio route (60 Miles and +4300 elevation gain) and a Piccolo route (34 Miles and +2450 elevation gain).