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KANANASKIS - GALATEA TO INTERLAKES 65 - SUN, JUL 15 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type:Road Ride
Supported?No
Event Location:Kananaskis Galatea trailhead
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jul 15 2018  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Jul 15 2018 8:00:00 AM
Event Duration:4 hrs
Event Distance:65 km
Difficulty Rating:D3: Intermediate
Trip Coordinator(s): Martine Parent
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 6 registered, 0 waiting. (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Dist: 65 kms
Elevation: ~570 meters cumulative
Riding pace: 20-25 kms/hr

We will meet at the Galatea trailhead parking lot in Kananaskis which is about 1 hour drive from the West end of Calgary. Please plan to arrive 10 to 15 mins early, in order to get ready to start at 10:00 AM.

We will cycle south on Hwy 40 to the winter gate, then turn right on Kananaskis Lakes Rd. We will ride to the end of the road to the Interlakes Day Use Area where we will have lunch. We will then return the same way we came.

There will be no sweeping, but we will regroup at the gate on the way out and at the Lakes for lunch.

This is a very scenic ride which is generally uphill to the Interlakes Day Area and generally downhill on the way back.

Option to go for ice cream at Boundary Ranch after the ride (7.5 kms from Galatea).

Required Items to Bring:
- Road bike, well maintained
- Helmet
- Spare tube and tools
- Water and snacks for the whole ride
- Extra clothing for any type of weather
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- First Aid kit
- Camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:After leaving the city on Hwy 1 West, take the Kananaskis/Hwy 40 exit. Drive ~30 kms South on Hwy 40 to the Galatea Trailhead which is on the right, past the Kananaskis Golf Course. There are washrooms available.

Notes:
- 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.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please read the following Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note: The coordinator reserves the right to cancel this event if the minimum number of attendees do not sign up by the registration deadline. This event may also be cancelled due to inclement weather or other eventualities. If this is a paid event, please refer to our Refunds and Deposits Policy. If you are unsure about whether the event will go for any reason, please email/phone the coordinator for confirmation.

 



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