Route & Schedule

Route Summary

  1. Saturday, October 6, 2012 –Bike on the Confederation Trail from Tignish to Summerside (109 kms).
  2. Sunday, October 7, 2012 – Bike from Summerside to Mount Stewart (95 kms).
  3. Monday, October 8, 2012 – bike from Mount Stewart to Elmira (~70 km).

For further information about each day’s ride and what you can expect to encounter along the way, download Doug Murray’s detailed trail notes.

Detailed Schedule

Saturday, October 6, 2012
6:30am Arrive at Smitty’s parking lot, Uiversity Plaza, load luggage and bikes
7:00am Vans leaves Smitty’s promptly for Summerside pick up
7:50-8:00am Pick up Summerside passengers at designated point
Morning snack on route
9:00am Arrive in Tignish at trail head, unload bikes
9:30am Start biking on the Confederation Trail
11-11:30am Snack at Elmsdale, Elmsdale Corner Gas (left on Rt.2)
12:30-1:30pm Lunch in Oleary, Oleary Legion (large blue building next to a warehouse just  to the right of trail)  Contact: Alan Butler, 859-3301
3:30-4:00pm Afternoon snack in Ellerslie, Clover Farm Store
5:30-6:00pm Arrive at Quality Inn, Water Street,  Summerside (Contact: Jackie 436-2295)
7:00pm Lobster Supper & Presentations
Sunday, October 7th, 2012
7:30-8:30am Breakfast at hotel
9:00am Depart Summerside
11-11:30am Snack at Emerald Jct. Community Centre (Contact: Kent
Crocken 886-2400)
12:30-1:30pm Lunch in Hunter River, Central Queens United Church, (left on Rt. 13 then left on Rte 2, church is on right)  Contact: Margaret Smith, UCW, 964-2893)
3:30-4:00pm Afternoon snack in York  (where trail crosses Rte 25)
5:30-6:00pm Arrive in Mount Stewart & bus to Charlottetown (store bikes at Trailside Cafe)
6:30pm Arrive at Rodd’s Royalty Inn, Charlottetown
7-8:00pm Thanksgiving Dinner with invited guests
8-9:30pm Musical entertainment, awards presentations & silent auction
Monday, October 8th, 2012 – Thanksgiving Day
7:00-7:45am Breakfast at hotel
8:00am Vans leave Charlottetown for Mount Stewart
8:30am Start biking in Mount Stewart
11:00-11:30am Morning snack in St.Peters, Visitors Centre
12:30-1:30pm Lunch in Harmony Junction, Souris Line Road Ski Lodge (right onto Souris Line  Road) Contact: David Whalen, 687-3412, Food: Pat O’Connor, 687-3113
2:30pm Finish biking in Elmira, load up bikes in trailer
3:00pm Bus back to Charlottetown and then Summerside

2 thoughts on “Route & Schedule

  1. Good Monring;

    I have a client wishing to participate in this event but he is wondering if he can rent a bike locally or needs to bring his own. Can you please advise soonest?

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