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1351 Vallée Missisquoi
Glen Sutton, Quebec
J0E 2K0

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125 Bridge Road
Sutton, Quebec
J0E 2K0



Outdoor Lodge Glen Sutton

Sutton, Quebec is much celebrated as Eastern Canada’s premier bicycle touring hub. Indeed only one little village is better situated - Glen Sutton. We chose the Glen in 1979 because of its ideal location for cycle touring. Whether heading into Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom or simply touring the Eastern Townships of Quebec, there is no better jumping-off point. As for Vermont, it is simply paradise on Earth for cycle tourers. Not only the fine scenery (that’s found all over), fine roads (found somewhat all over) and fine interval-training terrain (found here and there), it’s the amazingly low-traffic density that dazzles visitors (most uncommon in our car-riddled culture). We say it with pride - you’ll often have more bikes on certain tour segments than cars.
Your group may just want to run with our detailed maps and without Lodge support. We can offer researched maps up to 100 miles in length. Here is how we do it otherwise: our map of the day is handed out each morning at 9:00 a.m.on the porch of the Lodge. This is your print guide to the adventure ahead. Different distance and difficulty options are detailed and we encourage everyone to ride at their own comfort level...spouses often separate but nobody rides alone. Our sag wagon is on constant patrol in the event of equipment, rider or; for that matter, weather breakdown. Each excursion has two Lodge outriders. People naturally bunch up according to speed and distance appetites.

How We Move

cyclists Our bicycle trailer is a custom rig and can carry 27 bikes. Tandems, even trikes, are welcome in limited numbers. Our rental fleet has road and hybrid bikes. Our vans have seating for 7, 15 and 21 passengers. Although the occasional ride begins from our door, most of the 25 routes in our catalogue begin at points a short drive from the Lodge ( generally within 25 minutes).

Ride Possibilities

Our Elderhostel rides average in the 25-30 mile range. Our ride inventory can customize anything to 100 miles per day with full sag wagon support. Your distance requests will be honoured......whether you want 25-30 miles per day (we’ve done that forever), 30-70 (the maps are ready to go) or more (we have some spectacular century tours that we have yet to unleash).

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Click on a link to take a virtual bicycle tour
July 2008 Part 1
July 2008 Part2
June 2007 Part1
June 2007 Part2