top of page

Intro to Adventure!

The ultimate educational weekend for those new to Adventure riding
intro to adv map 3x2.jpg

$ 1010

* AMA member pricing. 
Add $35 for non-AMA member


The learning curve for proficient and independent adventure riding can be quite steep.  So many questions; What bike to buy?  How to best ride it? What gear to wear? What to do when things go wrong?

We plan to answer all these questions and more during this weekend event.  Beginner rider training, Beginner and Intermediate Adventure rides, gear demos, medical seminars and mechanical demonstrations are what you can expect during this weekend-long Adventure clinic and ride.

Upcoming Tour Dates: 

May 12-14, 2023 - SOLD OUT
June 2-4, 2023
  • Rider training on private course

  • Guided rides; beginner and intermediate.

  • First aid course led by local EMT

  • Camping on site within Green Mountain National Forest

  • Hot meals, Breakfast and Dinner

  • Riding gear presentation with Klim representative

  • Tech Seminars

  • Extra bikes and tools on hand

  • AMA sanctioned event



Day 1

  • Arrive at training grounds

  • Meet & greet

  • Bike adjustment session

  • Dinner served - Menu below

  • Campfire

  • Camping

Day 2

  • Breakfast- Menu below

  • Trail etiquette and safety talk

  • Off road training begins

  • Lunch at General store (not included)

  • ​Rider safety seminar with EMT, Mike Leyden

  • Gear demo 

  • Dinner - Menu below

  • Campfire

     Day 3

  • Breakfast- Menu below

  • Bike packing demonstration

  • On-trail training  - small hills, mud, rocky trails.

  • Lunch at general store(not included)

  • On-trail training - moderate hills, water crossings.

  • Bike loading talk

  • Course summary and wrap-up


*All obstacles are "challenge by choice"  There are no mandatory activities and there is always a go-around.

Tenere Training

Friday Evening: We start things off with a 14-hour smoked Brisket. Slaw and beans round out the smoky, deliciousness.  

Vegetarian option: Homemade bean burger 


Saturday Morning:  Sausage, local egg, VT cheddar on English Muffin, fresh fruit and some healthy snacks in case you need a boost mid-morning.  Nix the sausage for the vegetarians.

Saturday Evening:  Our moderately famous, 3-day marinated chicken thighs, dubbed "MotoVermont Chicken" cast iron sautéed over an open fire.  Followed by vegetables and Potatoes all on the open fire.

Lake Champlain Chocolate S'mores. 


Sunday Morning:  Remember that Brisket from Friday night?... Well, it's back as a breakfast hash, seared on a cast iron flat top over an open fire.  Local eggs cooked fresh to order.

camp cooking.jpg



Dispersed camping on site in a beautiful pastoral field with a crystal clear river on property.   Portable bathroom on site, but no shower facilities - just the river :)   Self contained small RV's or campers are welcome.


Hotels and Inns are close by if camping is not your preference. 

  • Local, experienced guides and coaches

  • Seminars taught by experts in their field

  • 2 nights of dispersed, remote camping in pastoral setting

  • 2 incredibly delicious campfire dinners

  • Breakfast Saturday and Sunday

  • Unique trail ride with instruction and support

  • Extra bikes and tools on hand


Private, primitive camping area along the beautiful New Haven river and within the Green Mountain National Forest.  Clean portable toilet on site. Please bring your own camping equipment, be it a tent, hammock or truck bed camper.


Mike Leyden is a Paramedic with extensive training and experience in wilderness medicine, search and rescue and emergency management.  He also enjoys adventure riding around New England on his BMW F800GS.


Eric Milano is the founder of MotoVermont.  He has led hundreds of tours through Vermont and New England and has worked with motorcycle training for several years.


Spenser Peterson has worked with MotoVermont for over 10 years and is well versed in motorcycle touring.  He will lead the tech seminar during this event.

Recommended Rentals
Yamaha XT250
yamaha xt250 thumb.jpg
Honda CRF300L
Honda CRF300L.jpeg
Kawasaki KLX300
Kawasaki KLX300.jpeg
Yamaha WR250R
yamaha wr250r.jpg
bottom of page