Rides and Routes

New for 2017!!! ALL ROUTES LEAVING FROM Y.O. HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER THIS YEAR.

Please note: Additional parking is available at Peterson Middle School.

All EHCT routes start from the Y.O. Ranch in Kerrville and some participants arrange to meet up here. Several distance options are offered each day and there should be something for everyone. There are no mass starts so make new friends or meet up with old ones and ride at your own pace.

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The Texas Hill Country occupies the eastern half of the Edwards Plateau. The countryside is characterized by hilly, arid terrain populated by cedar, mesquite, and live oak trees. A number of rivers and creeks have sliced the Plateau as they flow generally southeasterly down to the Gulf of Mexico. Roads along the river valleys tend to be flat with gentle slopes; roads that cross the valleys and ridges often entail short, steep climbs. These routes also include the best vistas!

Few cities have a river running through the heart of downtown; being built on the banks of the Guadalupe River is just one of the many things that makes Kerrville a unique Texas Hill Country destination. Come and enjoy the natural scenic beauty that surrounds Kerrville for miles in every direction and the sparkling, spring-fed waters of the Guadalupe River. With a little of something for everyone you will be able to suit anyone's palate when visiting us here in Kerrville. From down home cooking, to upscale dining it all can be found all right here with a variety of Live Music venues and unique spots to grab a drink with family or friends, it will be easy to make it a night or day to remember while you're here with us!

All routes start and end at the YO Ranch Hotel with additional parking at Peterson Middle School.

Friday - 32 Mile Route Map
Friday - 40 Mile Route Map
Friday - 61 Mile Route Map

Saturday - 27 Mile Route Map
Saturday - 48 Mile Route Map
Saturday - 63 Mile Route Map
Saturday - 82 Mile Route Map
Saturday - 106 Mile Route Map

Sunday - 25 Mile Route Map
Sunday - 43 Mile Route Map

No where in Texas can you find a three day supported ride under $65 that is nestled in the beautiful hill country of Texas. Few of us can claim that accomplishment!

There are three navigational methods provided for the 2017 Easter Hill Country Tour -

1) Paper maps and cue sheets will be included in Registration Packages distributed at packet pick-up in Kerrville. Note that the links to electronic versions (see below) will also include pdf versions of the maps 2) On-route directions: Color-coded arrows matching the paper maps will be placed on the roads before and at all turns. Note that in case of rain, these can be washed away and in that case the paper maps and cue sheets should be considered your most reliable information. 3) We will provide links to routes on ridewithgps.com (RwGPS) to registered participants via email two weeks prior to ride. Anyone registering after April 8th will have route link in confirmation email. RwGPS does not require users to register or pay any additional fees, freely permits downloading gpx & tcx format files to multiple GPS-compatible cycling computers and is easy to update if/when routes change. Accompanying the links will be detailed instructions on use. Be patient with us if there are any hiccoughs! Ride organizers ask that you do not share any of these links with others so that everyone on the road and using the rest stops at EHCT 2017 is a paid registrant.

Thank you for your support!