Author: Colleen oneil

The New York Finger Lakes Bike Tour is one of our favorite trips here at Wilderness Voyageurs. This moderately challenging trip rolls along smooth paved roads, past three of New York's Finger Lakes: Keuka, Seneca and Cayuga. Along the way, you'll visit wineries, hike along...

Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands are one of the best places in the eastern U.S. to mountain bike. (Maybe we’re biased, but they really are great.)Pennsylvania’s mountain bike trails are rugged, rocky and full of roots. Many of them are maintained by small groups of volunteers who...

It's been a long, long winter, but springtime is finally here! You're probably itching to get out on the bike and spin your legs. But if your bike's been gathering dust in the garage for months, it might need some TLC before you roll out...

There are thousands of things out there you could take on a bike ride - multitools, fenders, all sorts of baskets, seat bags that hold a beer growler, leather top tube straps that hold a banana. But you just want to go for a ride!...

If you're ready to take a Wilderness Voyageurs cycling vacation, you might be wondering - what should I wear for several days of cycling to stay comfortable on the bike? Three words will make a world of difference: padded bike shorts.Bike Shorts by Design By design,...

It's been an awesome fall bike tour season - we've had great weather and fun times from Georgia's Gold Coast to the Rocky Mountains. Autumn is the busiest time for bike tours here at Wilderness Voyageurs, and this year didn't disappoint. We've had rail-trail trips...

The Rio Grand Trail in Colorado; Managed by GOATS?? The Roaring Fork Valley’s Rio Grande Trail is getting some natural maintenance these days. Rather than spraying harmful herbicides, a crew of 220 goats help chomp down pesky weeds the old-fashioned way - with their teeth!  2018...

When the last tourists pack up their coolers and picnic blankets to drive out of Ohiopyle after Labor Day, summer officially turns into fall. This cool, quiet season is time to repaint storage buildings and repair rafts. But for some guides, it’s time to kayak...

Fall is here, and that means crisp, cool weather, harvest festivals and beautiful drives in the Laurel Highlands! This is the perfect time to explore southwestern Pennsylvania and its natural beauty.Celebrate fall[caption id="attachment_16484" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ears of corn at Fort Ligonier  Days.[/caption]This season is jammed...

We did the trip on the Upper Yough River. It's actually in Friendsville, MD not Ohiopyle. First off, this is a very challenging river. Don't let it be your first time on whitewater and don't go if you're not able to manage the physical exertion...