Sunshine Coast Mountain Bike Challenge
Group Ride Details:

The sunshine coast is a short (and scenic!) ferry ride from Vancouver. Our first day’s ride will begin from Halfmoon Bay, only 45 minutes north of the Langdale ferry terminal;utilizing a combination of existing trail systems, deactivated forestry roads and single track trail, our route will take us (35 km-elevation gain of 700m) to Porpoise Bay. There will be festivities and overnight stay at Porpoise Bay Park (camping facilities only). Sunday, the ride will continue south out of Porpoise Bay (45 km -elevation gain is 1300 m) across Mt. Elphinstone, to Langdale and a finish-line celebration.

Previous participants have come from all around BC, including locals from the Sunshine Coast, and lower mainland, but also from across Canada even Europe! Ages ranged from 8 years (congrats Ben!) to a 79 year old who had 3 generations riding. Amazing! This ride has been hailed as the best point to point ride in BC!


What’s Included in the Cost of Your Trip?
INCLUDED IN REGULAR TRIP

2 nights camping (Halfmoon Bay & Porpoise Bay Park)
Breakfasts & lunches (Saturday and Sunday)
Salmon BBQ on Saturday night (w/ live music!)
Well-stocked rest stops with food and refreshments
Transportation of your overnight pack (sleeping bag, tent, change of clothes)
Commemorative T-shirt
Festivities en-route
Mechanical support
Sag service

Not Included
Mountain bike (please bring your own)

Register Early & Save!
Register by
Aug 18, 2019: $199 (for those who did it in 2019 and their friends!)
May 1, 2020: $239
Aug 1, 2020: $259
Aug 7, 2020: $279

Shuttle from Langdale to ride start (Halfmoon Bay) at CAD $20 pp:
– Friday 7:45 p.m. (Horseshoe Bay ferry departs at 7:05 pm)*
– Saturday 8:05 a.m. (Horseshoe Bay ferry departs at 7:25 am)*
*Time subject to changes (BC Ferries)

Comments

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cyclenator (Aug 7, 2020 at 17:44)
 I was sent an email a long time ago that this evenT was cancelled FOR 2020 until next year. I am so upset to see that it is still going on and I did not come out for it because I was not informed that it was still going on. PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING.
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    20.2 miles
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