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Bikecamping Overnighter with RAR.Tuscon to Gatalina State Park
November 18 - November 19Free
🎉 Join RAR Tucson’s first overnighter on Sat Nov 18th to Sun Nov 19th for a bikecamping trip to Catalina State Park! This is a beginner-friendly trip focused on community building, knowledge sharing, and creating space for women, trans and gender-expansive riders. New and curious bikepackers are encouraged to join, but all levels are welcome!
❗Space is limited to 20 people to ensure a fun and safe experience. Once capacity filled, additional signees will be added to the waitlist. We’ll follow up via email with more details once capacity is filled.
🎉 Bikecamping Q&A + Meet n Greet: Thu Nov 2nd at Tucson Hop Shop from 6-8pm: bikecamping Q&A and meet n greet for folks who RSVP’ed. The event includes sharing borrowed gear, Q&A and getting to know folks who are going on the trip.
✨ Who this trip is for: Please respect that this trip is reserved for women, trans, and gender expansive riders.
🗓️ Time: Sat Nov 18th to Sun Nov 19th. Meet at Himmel Park at 11:30pm on Sat Nov 18th. Rollout by 12pm. Arrive back in mid-afternoon on Sun Nov 19th.
🌵 Route: Primarily biking on paved roads on a bike path. One way is 25 miles, 660 ft elevation. This will be a no drop ride, meaning the group will stick together and there will be many chances to regroup. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/44772435
🚵🏾♀️ Bike: Road bike, touring bike, and cross bike recommended. If tires are not tubeless, carrying extra tubes is required. Someone will know how to change a tire if help is needed.
💖 Gear: Bring sleeping bag, pad, tent, cooking gear, clothes to sleep in and ride in, bike lights, snacks and food. If you need to borrow camping and/or cycling gear, please reach out to the organizers, and they will do their best to provide what you need!
💧 Food & Water: Bring dinner, lunch and snacks for biking. There is water at camp and along the route.
🏕️ Camping: One reserved group spot at Catalina State Park. Showers, water, firewood and restrooms available.
☀️ Weather: Prep for temps high 70’s and lows in 50’s.