Schedule of Events – Recommend Gear & Maps

August 9th 2019 Kickinghorse Mountian Resort, Golden, British Columbia

TheBluMoose Ascent  Completed!  Done Dusted!  2020 Dates to Follow Shortly

Location - Start Time - Route

Kickinghorse Mountian Resort (KHMR) Plaza. 4:00pm. 10km ascent from the Plaza to the summit of KHMR, following “It’s a Ten” gravel route. Riders who complete the ride to the summit will descend the mountain on the Gondola back to the KHMR Plaza.

Gear: Mountian Bike, Gravel Bike, Cross Bike, Fatbike, E-Bike.

Questions? support@theblumoose.com

August 10th 2019 Kickinghorse Mountian Resort, Golden, British Columbia

TheBluMoose Gravel  Completed!  Done Dusted!  2020 Dates to Follow Shortly (& by request, additional distances, one being 300KM, who knew....)

Location - Start Time - Route

KHMR Plaza. 7:00am. 200km Route.  KHMR Plaza - Brisco - (Spillimacheen Lunch Stop) - KHMR Plaza.
KHMR Plaza. 9:00am. 100km Route.  KHMR Plaza - Parson - KHMR Plaza.

Riders travel the route along the West Bench of the Columbia Valley.  The towns of Nicholson, Parson (Twig & Berry: best burgers) and Spillimacheen (Beeland: fantastic cappuccino & sandwiches) are easily accessible from the route where riders can purchase food and drink.  Furthermore, these towns are adjacent to Highway 95 where friends and supporters can rendezvous with riders. A GPX file will be made available closer to the event date. 

Gear: Mountian Bike, Gravel Bike, Cross Bike, Fatbike, E-Bike.  This is a self supported ride, therefore riders must be able to repair a flat tire and also carry repair tools.  We also recommend riders carry bear spray on this ride.  This can be easily purchased in the town of Golden at either Rona Home & Garden or ACE Hardware.  

Questions? support@theblumoose.com

September 7th 2019 Couchiching Beach Park, Orillia, Ontario

TheBluMoose Alvar

Start Time - Route:

80km: 8:30am sign in, 9:00am depart. Couchiching Beach Park - Carden Alvar Park - Couchiching Beach Park.
140km: 8:30am sign in, 9:00am depart. Couchiching Beach Park - Carden Alvar Park / Bexley Area - Couchiching Beach Park.

From Couchiching Beach Park riders travel east through stunning country side with rolling hills. In the Carden Alvar Provincial Park a food and water rest stop will be provided. 

Gear: Road Bike, Mountian Bike, Gravel Bike, Cross Bike, E-Bike, any Bike will suffice. This is a self supported ride, therefore riders must be able to repair a flat tire and also carry repair tools.

Questions? support@theblumoose.com

Map: Prior to the ride, please download the free Avenza Maps App to your smartphone.  Once downloaded please copy and install the BluMoose_Orillia_long into My Maps on the App.

Turn by Turn Directions for TheBluMoose Alvar: Please print and or download this PDF to you phone prior to the ride. Turn by Turn Directions for TheBluMoose Short & Long