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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Highwood Pass from Highwood River PRA 94K

  • Sunday, August 30, 2020
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Highwood River Provincial Recreation Area
  • 9


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         Coordinator: Heather Opseth

Distance: 94 Km

Pace: 25-27 kph

Elevation Gain: 1,200 m

Ride format: No sweep, limited stops

Route map:

Route description:

A classic mountain ride for advanced roadies who like to climb hills with spectacular scenery.  Fun facts: This is the highest paved pass in Canada, reaching a height of 2,206 m. Our parking spot is at a bend on the Highwood River, which originates from the pass. 

Parking and meeting spot: Highwood River Provincial Recreation Day Use Area, located on Highway 541, SW of Longview. 


  • Arrive between 9:00 and 9:15 a.m.
  • Pre-ride huddle and safety moment at 9:15
  • Wheels rolling at 9:30 a.m.  
  • Out of respect for those who arrive on time, we won't wait for latecomers.

Social elements:

  • Longer snack stop and photo op at the top
  • Apres-ride social at appropriate social gathering distance in the day use area following our ride. BYO LC&R (lawn chairs and refreshments)


  • Please ensure your contact info is up to date in the system before the ride -- including your cell phone number and emergency contact. 
  • However, please note some parts of the route do not have cell service.
  • Bring your own tools, spare tubes, etc.

Please note:  To cancel your registration, make sure you are signed into the system, click on the "already registered" button, then click the "Cancel Registration" button.  

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