33rd Annual Kettle McBlain Camping / Biking Trip
Friday, July 24, 2020, 6:30 PM to Sunday, July 26, 2020, 8:30 PM CDT
How to find us
Check-in at the front desk, pick up your parking sticker and meet us at the hilltop
This event is sold out, but if you want to go up to the area, you can Call Benson's Campground directly to see if they have other sites available:[masked].
As we all are adapting to the "new-normal", we are working with the Benson's Campground on the camping details, in order to keep our annual camping tradition going strong :)
Mark your calendar for the 33rd annual Kettle McBlain biking and camping weekend. Because of CDC recommendations for social distancing, and the fact that we want you to join us for more trips in the future:
***We are limiting the number of people who can go on this trip to 25.
***The club will not be providing any food or drinks.
***Everyone will have to sign an updated waiver (yes, it includes a clause for covid - sorry we have to do this).
***Please be respectful of others social distancing preferences.
COST: $35 (Pine Point Members)
COST: $40 (everyone else/includes summer membership)
Jason will be the trip leading, so please direct any questions to him - or post here.
INCLUDED IN THE TRIP PRICE:
• Camping space back on the hilltop that is set aside specifically for Pine Point
• Stove, Grill & charcoal for meals
• Hand sanitizer
• Maps & guidance for 38, 56 and 76 mile routes
• Awesome company of outdoor enthusiasts
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
• A tent & relevant camping equipment
• A great attitude & fun spirit
• Food - you are on your own this year to help enable social distancing
• Plates, silverware,
• Rain gear (just in case)
• Swimsuit (Benson's is on Long Lake)
• Some $$ for Saturday lunch (along the biking/skating route) and Saturday dinner
• A bike and/or hiking shoes
• Quarters for the shower
Payment accepted by check, PayPal, Quickpay. Please contact Jason or e-mail Pine Point (pinepointskiclub AT yahoo.com) for options.
While most people will be doing the road biking on Saturday, we have a few people going hiking and mountain biking.
Saturday, most riders stop at Fudgieknuckles in Glenbullah for lunch, maybe around 11:30. If you are hiking or doing something else, feel free to join in. We sit in the back, outdoor area and walk into order food and drinks at the bar.
If you plan on mountain biking, please be aware that you will need to pay a WI parks trail fee, and maybe for parking depending on carpooling. Jason will be hitting the Greenbush trail system on Saturday.
Social distance - stay at least 6 feet from others unless both parties are wearing masks.
-> No more than 10 people in the "Barn", masks and social distancing required.
-> Masks in bathrooms (except your own shower stall)
-> Drive slowly through the campground.
Friday 4:00 - 10:00 arrival, set-up, campfire, grill will be hot
9:30 leave for bike ride
11:30 lunch at Fudgies
1:00 return ride
Tiki Beach Resort? (formerly Nansea's)
Hang-out on the hilltop
7:00 grill will be started for those who want to cook
3:00 need to be cleared out of campsite