Greenbrier Biking - Aug 13

Scouts, Scout Masters and Parents,

Here is a quick rundown of this week’s activities and Greenbrier River Trail trip this upcoming weekend.

Monday August 10th:

  • Bring: bicycle, helmet and inner tube
  • Loaner bicycle, if possible(2 have already been requested)
  • Bike safety presentation
  • If aware of bicycle problems, get them fixed
  • Bicycle inspection stations:
    • Inspect individual bicycles
      • Tires
      • Brakes
      • Gears
    • Note any repairs needed
    • Get the repairs done
  • Collect $ 60.00 for the trip
    • $44.00 Cass Scenic Railroad Tour
    • $16.00 Food

Wednesday August 12th: 7:00 PM

  • Load bicycle and gear at Scout Hut

Personal Gear for Trip:

  • Pack in duffle bags: gear for a standard trip
  • Thursday night dinner on the bus
  • Bicycle ready for 35 mile ride: helmet and spare inner tube
  • Day pack: min 2 ea Nalgene’s, rain coat,
  • Sun screen, sun glasses
  • Eating utensils
  • Insect repellant
  • Swim suit and towel
  • Personal spending money
  • Temperature 10 degrees cooler than Charlotte
  • Class C uniform: Troop T-shirt, scout shorts, hiking shoes (Boots preferred)
    • Cass Scenic RR tour

Cycling gear:

  • Comfortable Shorts
  • Optional: Scouting Tee shirt
  • Tennis Shoes

Trip Schedule:


  • Depart Scout Hut noon
  • Travel time and Distance to Watoga SP:
    • 290 miles – 6 1/2 hours
  • Eat dinner in vehicles


  • Cass Scenic Railway’s Cass Knob trip
  • Additional tours of the Cass, WV area


  • Tour Green Bank Science Center
  • 35 mile bicycle ride on the Greenbrier River Trail


  • 3:30 Arrive back at Scout Hut

Bruce M