Description: Group ride up Cypress Mountain starting near Horseshoe Bay. This ride is a highlight of the season for A, B & strong C riders.
Ride Leader(s): Mike Rogerson (604) 935-6535
Meet: Please be ready to ride starting at 10 am from the Gleneagles Community Centre, 6262 Marine Drive, West Vancouver. Note that there's ample parking right at the Community Centre.
Route: Along the rolling and very beautiful Marine Dr passing numerous inlets and the West Vancouver Yacht Club until 23rd Street, then:
- Left at 23rd street to a short steep climb followed by right onto Mathers Ave for one block of flat.
- Left onto 22nd St for more uphill, then right onto Queens Ave for another block of flat.
- Left onto 21st street, under the Upper levels Hwy, and left again onto Skilift Rd.
- Along Skilift Rd, right at Chairlift Rd, then left onto Chippendale Rd proceeding to Cypress Bowl Rd. The main climb starts at the 15 km point of the ride and finishes about 11 km later, 700 meters higher. The ski resort is at the 28 km mark.
The overall ride features about 1000 Meters of elevation gain. Plan on around 3 1/2 hrs overall, which allows 15 to 20 mins at the top for water, food, washrooms etc. We’ll return via the same route, and take a coffee stop on Marine Drive before finishing out the ride at Gleneagles Community Centre.
Last Minute Cancellation Info: please call Mike Rogerson (604) 935-6535