HIghwood Pass - Gate to Gate Road Bike Ride - Sunday, Jun 03, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Training 
Event Location: HIghwood Pass 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Jun 03, 2018 08:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 08:00 AM @ Parking lot at Stoney Trail and Transcanada Highway)  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Jun 02, 2018 06:00 PM  
Event Duration: 8-10 hours 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   1 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

The road is clear over the Highwood Pass. The plan is to ride from the Peter Lougheed side, over the pass to the far gate and return. Expecting some spectacular mountain views and quiet tarmac as the road is still closed to cars. This will be a moderately paced ride as it's my first longer ride of the year. It's a big day out but for every climb there is an equally fun descent. 105km and 1300m ascent. This event moved from Friday June 1st as the weather forecast for Sunday is much better. See the link for further route information.http://www.mapmyride.com/ca/canmore- alberta/highwood-pass-gate-to-gate-route-47265774
Required Items to Bring:
Road bike. Helmet. Lunch. Water - I usually carry a small back pack in addition to water bottles but you could fill up on route (I'd recommend carrying something to purify the water water before drinking)

Recommended Items to Bring:

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Drive along Highwood 40 until the gate.  
Carpool Departure Time:   08:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Parking lot at Stoney Trail and Transcanada Highway
Carpool Directions:   Parking is just East of the newly built Calgary Climbing Centre - Rocky Mountain location at the commuter parking lot

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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, June 02, 2018 at 06:00 PM.