Celebrating the spirit that Kelly and Ross brought to our club, this year’s event is about participation, with ride routes for every ability level and an après-ride picnic for all, including non-riding members and friends. WCC invites road cyclists from the Sea to Sky corridor and clubs in the lower mainland to join us for a memorable day of cycling and camaraderie. Ride start/finish and picnic are located centrally in Whistler, beginning early and finishing by mid afternoon. Fee for the day is $30 to cover costs, with net proceeds to go to youth development.
Three ride levels
Long: 7:40 sign-in 8am start
Mid: 8:40 sign-in 9am start
Casual: 9:40 sign-in 10am start
Start/End: Florence Petersen Park, in Whistler Village adjacent to the Whistler Public Library. Parking available in public lots 1-5. Note lots 4 and 5 are free. All rides will return to Whistler for a picnic starting around 12:30pm. See map.
Ride Route Information
Long: Whistler to the end of Pemberton Meadows and return.
Mid: Whistler to Pemberton and return. Optionally, a few extra kms to Pemberton Airport before returning to Whistler.
Refreshment stop for Long and Mid rides at Pemberton Visitor Centre, just opposite the Petro-Canada station in Pemberton.
Casual: Stay close to Whistler, between WedgeWoods subdivision (just north of Whistler) to Function Junction (just south of Whistler), using Alta Lake Road and other off-highway choices.
Stationed at Pemberton Visitor Centre for Long and Mid distance riders. Water, snacks, fruit, etc, clothing storage for return to Whistler, first aid kit, bike toolkit, bike tires, can be contacted via cell phone number, and space for one or two riders in dire circumstances.
Riders return to Florence Petersen Park beginning 12:30pm for an après-ride social and picnic. Limited seating is available: participants are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.
Maximum: 100 riders