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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

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Adult courses

Bike the Finger Lakes: Advanced

Week 4: July 30-August 5, 2017

The registration period for this program has passed.
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Rob Cook and COE staff members will lead strong intermediate and advanced cyclists on extended daily tours of the Finger Lakes region.

These road warriors will enjoy vigorous and companionable hours together. They should feel comfortable biking up to 40 miles and climbing up to 3,000 feet on every excursion, sweeping past lakes and stopping to enjoy parks, hike gorges, and perhaps visit a winery or two.

What better way to take in the beauties of this "gorges" region of New York than from the seat of a sturdy and responsive bicycle? Equipment and transportation fee (in addition to program fee): $250.

Rob Cook

Rob Cook is the coordinator of the biking and climbing programs for Cornell Outdoor Education (COE). He has also overseen COE's skiing, paddling, caving, and running programs. Prior to coming to Cornell, he worked for the Second Nature... > more


Registration is closed for this class. Please contact CAU if you have questions.

Program charges

Below are the program fees and housing choices for the on-campus summer programs. Please contact us if you have questions.

For those staying on campus, the program fee (per adult, per week) covers the course, lodging, sixteen meals, coffee breaks, hospitality hours, welcome and farewell parties, conference-lot parking fees, and use of most of Cornell’s campus facilities. Some courses have additional fees. Wednesday supper is on your own. Some campus facilities, such as the golf course, also charge specific user fees. Weekly program rates vary with the accommodation you select:

Program fee including on-campus housing and meals

  • Court/Kay Hall: double occupancy per adult $1,932, single supplement $100
  • Room w/private bathroom: double occupancy per adult $1,990, single supplement $150

Program fee for commuters and for those staying at Hilton Homewood Suites*: $1,115

*This fee does not include housing or meals. If you wish to stay at Hilton Homewood Suites, please call 607.266.0000 to make a reservation in the CAU block.

Commuter meal plan option: $425. Most CAUers staying at Hilton Homewood Suites select our meal plan for the week in order to enjoy the full CAU experience.