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GOLDEN TRIANGLE - SAT, MAY 20 2017, SUN, MAY 21 2017, MON, MAY 22 2017

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You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership and event costs down).

The Basics:
Event Type:Multi-Day Road
Supported?Yes
Event Location:Castle Mountain/Radium/Golden
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 20 2017, Sun, May 21 2017, Mon, May 22 2017  7:45 AM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, May 16 2017 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 days
Event Distance:320 km
Difficulty Rating:D4: Advanced
Trip Coordinator(s): Brenda Ryder
Bud Sedman
You must be logged in to get the Trip Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:CAD $315.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:400
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:250
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 322 registered, 0 waiting or not paid yet. (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:

34th Golden Triangle 2017

LET'S CELEBRATE..... CANADA 150 and 34 years of Golden Triangle rides!!

Come and enjoy.....Golden Triangle cycling in one of North America’s most spectacular settings – waterfalls, hanging glaciers, towering peaks and NA’s longest contiguous wetland along the Columbia River!

It starts at Castle Mountain Gravel Pit located 26 km west of Banff near the junction of Hwy 1A and Hwy 93. The tour travels clockwise from Castle Mountain to Radium to Golden and back to Castle Mountain. The total distance is approximately 320 km. Photos from the 2013 GT here .  Short GT video here.  One of the thank you letters we received after the 2016 GT  here.

We carry your gear for three days, feed you and provide support to you. Be ready for changeable mountain weather, longish 7-8% grades and do some pre-GT riding to get in shape.

We will deliver your luggage to the campground or to a list of hotels/motels provided in the questionnaire in the registration. Baggage tags for hotel luggage will be available at check-in to direct your bags to the right venue each afternoon. Luggage will be picked up at each hotel/motel the next morning. PLEASE NOTE: No luggage can be over 35lbs/16kg per bag. Cyclists requiring luggage delivery to hotels will be charged for a second bag (see pre- registration info).

There have been some changes for 2017. PLEASE READ the pre- registration information by clicking here , then login if you are an EVCC member or join if you are not already an EVCC member. Then, register for the GT at the bottom of this page.

Registration fee is $315. You MUST pay online at the time of registration.

Registration cut-off date is May 5, 2017 at 6 p.m.

By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the'Golden Triangle Safety Pledge' .


Required Items to Bring:
In early April and once your GT payment has been received, you will be emailed the link to a detailed itinerary, maps, packing list etc.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Golden Triangle Tour 2017 information coming soon.

Notes:
Payment for the GT registration fee must be made with on line payment only. To complete your registration, you must follow through to complete the online payment.

Participants less than 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Each participant MUST answer all questions at the bottom of the first “Elbow Valley Cycle Club Sign Up for Event” page. If you are staying in a hotel/motel, please answer the questions about hotels. Also, please tell us how you heard about the GT.


- Registration is NOT COMPLETE until you've signed up and paid by the registration cut off date. The money must be in the EVCC's possession by that date. No exceptions.
- When a minimum group size appears, this is to let you know that the event will be cancelled with refunds to those who have already paid, if the minimum number of registered participants is not met. For any events where EVCC needs a minimum number of participants, there will be absolutely no refunds of money if you or your guest(s) cancel.
- Most club rides include city streets, secondary roads and or major highways. The club encourages members to follow the rules of the road at all times while participating in EVCC events.
- Riders must be aware that cycling, while enjoyable and great exercise, carries some risks including injury and death. Riders must be alert for hazardous conditions/situations throughout the course of a ride. If at any time a rider thinks a ride is unsafe, or feels unsafe, the rider should quit the ride.
- Details of this event are subject to change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify the club at connect@elbowvalleycc.org.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:CAD $315.00/Person
Cost Includes: meals
meals, snacks, camping, luggage transfer, mechanical & first aid support, and a jersey (prior to March 18).
Payment Cut Off:Payment must be received by the EVCC on Tue, May 16 2017.
Make a Payment:Click here for the details. PLEASE PAY AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED UP BELOW.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please read the following Cancellation Policy carefully!

 



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