Highwood Pass from Highwood River PRA 94K

  • Sunday, August 30, 2020
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Highwood River Provincial Recreation Area
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         ROAD RIDE - ADVANCED DISTANCE, HILLS AND PACE

         Coordinator: Heather Opseth

Distance: 94 Km

Pace: 25-27 kph

Elevation Gain: 1,200 m

Ride format: No sweep, limited stops

Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33671072

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. 

Time:

  • 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)

Safety:

  • 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, login to the system, click on the "already registered" button, then click the "Cancel Registration" button.  For paid events, including the Golden Triangle, please contact the event coordinator.

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