Selkirk Mountains 2019
When: Sat, 29-Jun-2019 - Tue, 09-Jul-2019
Where: Edmonton, AB
Description: Pack your passports for this international bicycle tour as we go through some of the finest terrain that Canada and the U.S. have to offer. From picturesque New Denver, British Columbia, we’ll head through several fascinating small towns before crossing the U.S. border into Washington State, where we’ll follow the Pend Oreille River through Metaline Falls down to Priest River, Idaho. We’ll end up spending a well-earned rest day in Sandpoint, then zip up to the most northerly section of the Idaho panhandle before crossing the border back into British Columbia. Join us for this memorable ride amidst sparkling waterways, pastoral countryside, and spectacular mountain terrain!
Cost: $1,350.00 per person.
Includes all accommodations, van support, snacks on the road, breakfasts and lunches (ride days only). It does not cover the cost of dinner each evening.
Registration: $500.00 deposit is required through Karelo – registration opens March 1st, 2019. Balance of trip fees ($850.00) are to be paid directly to the Ride Coordinator, by way of personal cheque or electronic money transfer, no later than May 31st, 2019.
Note: Participants should ensure they are familiar with the EBTC refund policy regarding rider cancellations. Please contact the Ride Coordinator if you have any questions.
Accommodations: Motels or Bed and Breakfast.
Location: Ride begins/ends in New Denver, British Columbia. Each participant is responsible for getting themselves and their gear to the start point and home once the ride is completed (car-pooling is encouraged). Group parking will be available in new Denver.
Driving distance: Edmonton to New Denver is approximately 850 km’s (with a ferry crossing).
Ride Rating: Intermediate to advanced with several challenging climbs.
Day 1: Saturday, June 29th
Travel Day – Edmonton to New Denver – approximately 830 km’s
(9 – 11-hour drive with a ferry crossing).
Day 2: Sunday, June 30th
New Denver to Nelson – 99.7 km’s.
Day 3: Monday, July 1st
Nelson to Ione, WA. 112.3 km’s.
Day 4: Tuesday, July 2nd
Ione, WA. to Priest River, ID. 89.5 km’s.
Day 5: Wednesday, July 3rd
Priest River, WA. to Sandpoint, ID. 81.2 km’s.
Day 6: Thursday, July 4th
Rest Day – Sandpoint, Idaho.
Day 7: Friday, July 5th
Sandpoint, ID. To Bonner’s Ferry, ID. 68 km’s.
Day 8: Saturday, July 6th
Bonner’s Ferry to Creston, BC. 57 km’s.
Day 9: Sunday, July 7th
Creston to Kootenay Bay, BC. 78.2 km’s.
Day 10: Monday, July 8th
Kootenay Bay to Kaslo, BC. 36 km’s.
Day 11: Tuesday, July 9th
Kaslo to New Denver, BC. 46.9 km’s.
(Return to Edmonton in afternoon).
Coordinator: Ed Weymouth at Click here or (780) 489-7711
Max. Participants: 12
Sign up before:
Sat, 01-Jun-2019 11:00
Email: Click here
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