A Women’s Gravel Weekend
The goal of EstroFest is to inspire camaraderie, fitness, and fun. This is by no means a competitive event. We'll suffer the hills in solidarity! And witness some beautiful New England scenery along the way. We'll relax at the Inn in the evenings, chat, laugh, and eat some incredible meals. It's a great chance to feel inspired for the summer season and hang with like-minded women.
One of our very favorite parts of the weekend is the coveted comedy session with Cindy Pierce. Be prepared, she might make you pee your chamois!
We like to remind everyone each year that we'll cater the rides to the range of ability within the group by offering up to 3 loops. If the thought of 50 miles is too intimidating this time of year, you can opt for a shorter distance. All routes in the Upper Valley have hills -- there's no way around them! However, if you're feeling casual, ride casually. If you're feeling invigorated to push limits, then by all means this is a chance to get out there and push them. We'll support you with lead riders and provide you with fuel along the way.
EstroFest is a weekend of spirited rides, great women, lots of laughter, excellent food, and appreciation for good health and good livin'! It's one of Jane’s favorite events of the year. Register now and spread the word! Bring a friend or a group of women, but DON’T MISS OUT!
Schedule of Events
Friday, May 17:
- 5:00-7:30pm Arrive Pierce's Inn
- 7:30pm Dinner
- 8:30pm Socialize and hang-time around the burn pit
Saturday, May 18:
- 7am Yoga
- 7:30-8:30am Breakfast
- *8:30 Day Passers Arrival
- 8:45am Rider meeting to go over the plan
- 9am Depart for Epic Ride #1
- 2:00-4:00pm Return to Pierce’s Inn for a lunch buffet
- 4:00-6:00pm Recover, hang out, lounge
- 6:00pm Guest Speaker
- 7:30pm Dinner
- 8:30 After dinner festivities including comic relief by Cindy Pierce
Sunday, May 19:
- 8:00am Breakfast
- 10:00am Epic Ride #2
- 1:00-2:00pm Return to Pierce’s Inn for a lunch buffet
- Post Lunch Hugs and Goodbyes
Pierce's Inn is a BYOB establishment, thumbs up!
EstroFest Spirit Rules!
There shall be no lamenting or regretting that one isn’t in better shape.
There shall be no saying sorry for not being in better shape.
There shall be no feeling badly if you want to push a little harder up the hills than your riding mates, (you can do a penalty lap and circle around).
And most importantly, participants must strive for a constant state of gratitude and joy all weekend (even up that nasty climb on Joe Ranger Rd.)!