Tour de Forts, Mosman

Saturday December 17, 2022, 09:00:00

RISK WARNING: As a participant in this dangerous recreational activity, you may be exposing yourself to a significant risk of harm. Bike North, the ride organisers and leaders wish to warn you of the risks and hazards that are an inherent part of cycling, and to take care to prevent putting yourself, your fellow participants and/or others into danger. By registering for this ride, you accept the warning as to risk, and you agree to ride in a safe and responsible manner and to obey all Australian Road Rules.

Summary : Back road hilly ride to Headland Park, Mosman. View the three Mosman Forts and Naval Memorials . Return via Zoo ferry to Circular Quay and Harbour Bridge.

This ride starts at 09:00:00 special start: St Thomas Rest Park, West St , Crows Nest

NOTES: This scenic, informative ride has HILLS, to be mastered at own pace. Bring Opal card for Ferry. Ride will be cancelled in inclement weather, monitor Calendar site. Leader m 0493382359 on ride only.

This is a MEMBERS ONLY ride

Ride Leader
Wendy Jannings
Ph9958 1345

Ride Grade Information
Distance (km)28
Average moving pacegentle
approx. 15-17 kms/hr
Metres climbed 374.849
GradeEasy Medium
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Further Information
SuitabilityA few bike paths but mainly on- road with close traffic. The ride has hills but done at a gentle pace. Regular re groupings
Featureshills, gentle pace, ferry ride, harbour scenery & history
Coffee stopHeadland Park
Expected duration3.50 hour(s) (estimate only - ride may be longer due to on the day factors)
Future dates for this route
Ride With GPS Map/Cue/Profile/TCX/GPX

A scenic hilly 30 km ride through Crows Nest, Cammeray and Cremorne back roads to Headland Park, Mosman. Visit the Old Fort at Middle Head. Hear about the Hospital on the Hill, Annexe 21. Visit George's Head Fort and Bradley’s Head Fort. View the 22 plaques along Memorial walk and the Sydney(1) mast. At each point of interest, there is history. Catch the Ferry from Athol Wharf to Circular Quay ,then ride across the Harbour Bridge returning via North Sydney back roads to Naremburn shops. Or, if weather inclement - catch train from Milson's point to St Leonards, then ride I.5 k back to start location. The ride includes both steep ascents and descents where care must be taken. Bailout points along the return road route. This ride including Ferry, can take between 3- 4 hours to complete.

Keeping us COVID-safe:
- Pre-registration is compulsory. There are no walk-ins.
- Physical distancing of 1.5 metres should be observed where possible.
- All riders are encouraged to bring hand sanitizer.
- Riders must not attend if sick, have Covid-19, influenza or symptoms of any communicable disease.

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