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BANFF SAMPLER VIA LEGACY TRAIL - WED, AUG 8 2018

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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:Road Ride
Supported?No
Event Location:Canmore Information Centre
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Aug 8 2018  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Aug 7 2018 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5-6
Event Distance:80 km
Difficulty Rating:D4: Advanced
Trip Coordinator(s): Bill Stilwell
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:10
Maximum No. Guests:2
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 6 registered, 0 waiting. (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
If you wish to carpool email Bill at cyclespeedude@gmail.com . The meeting location will be the service road on the Northwest corner of Highway's 1 and 22 adjacent to the PetroCanada service station. We will ride the legacy trail, cross to Lake Minnewanka. After circumnavigating the lake we will come into the town site and out to climb the Mount Norquay ski hill access road. We return and ride along the Bow River to the park where we will stop for lunch / snack. We start our return by going under Banff Ave. and ride the Tunnel Mountain Drive around to catch onto the Legacy Trail and pedal back to the start.

Required Items to Bring:
Bike with recently checked brakes so we can descend safely from Mt. Norquay
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Copious quantities of water. Expected high 33 degrees

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Travel west on highway 1 and take exit 91 to access the 1A highway and the Canmore Information Centre. These are point by point directions as if you are leaving from Canada Olympic Park. ( WinSport ) Travel west on HWY-1 W / 16 Ave W / Trans Canada Hwy Pass PETRO-CANADA on the right in 11.6 mi 54.4 mi At exit 91, take ramp right for HWY-1A toward Canmore 0.4 mi Turn right onto HWY-1A / Bow Valley Trail 1.0 mi At roundabout, take 2nd exit onto HWY-1A / Bow Valley Trail 0.3 mi Turn left onto Railway Ave A&W on the corner 0.3 mi Bear left onto 8 St / Main St 0.3 mi Turn right onto 7 Ave 138 ft Arrive at Canmore, AB The last intersection is 8 St / Main St If you reach 9 St, you've gone too far B Travel Alberta Canmore Visitor Information

Notes:
Please contact coordinator at cyclespeedude@gmail.com if you plan to carpool.
- 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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