Gran Fondo

Ride Highlights

CAUTIONS

Imasco Hill – narrow northbound, steep drop-off and narrow on return

Sirdar Pub – congested and narrow

Lakeview Rd. – steep ascent, switchbacks, 3 KM, 2-year-old chip seal section; hidden driveways; splits at mailboxes (stay right!); steep descent into Arrow Creek

Right turn, Arrow Creek Rd/Hwy 3

Left turn, Hwy 3 and Canyon-Lister

Merge – Hood Rd. and Highway 3

Mallory Rd. – steep hill down to Highway 21.

ASSISTANCE

Feed stations – Kuskanook, Boswell, Burden's Cut turnaround, Wynndel, Canyon Store

Water station - Lakeview summit

First Aid stations – Kuskanook; mid-course (mobile)

Porto-Potties – Start/Finish; Kuskanook; Boswell; Burden's Cut; Wynndel; Lakeview Summit; Lister Fire Hall.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Kuskanook marina – docks, history

Boswell marina – lake view

Burden's Cut – historical marker

Lion's pull-out, Highway 3 – view of Creston valley; historical marker

Canyon-Lister Rd. – foot of Mt. Thompson (Skimmerhorns)

Mallory Rd. – Creston Golf Course

Highway 21 – Creston valley.

(4.5 – 7.5 hrs)  Total elevation gain - 1754 metres

RIDE HIGHLIGHTS

REGISTRATION – Chamber of Commerce, 121 N.W. Blvd. (Sept. 20/21)

RIDE START/FINISH – RE/MAX Bldg., downtown Creston, Canyon Street

STAGING; AWARDS; POST-RIDE MEAL – downtown Creston, Spirit Square

PARKING – Rec Centre; Cook St. (locations TBA)

Start and Lake Ride

Sirdir Pub, Arrow Mountain

Medio Fondo

(3 – 6 hrs) Total elevation gain - 1106 metres

Ride Highlights

CAUTIONS

Imasco Hill – narrow northbound, steep drop-off and narrow on return

Sirdar Pub – congested and narrow

ASSISTANCE

Feed stations – Kuskanook, Boswell, Wyndell

First Aid stations – Kuskanook; mid-course (mobile)

Porto-Potties – Start/Finish; Kuskanook; Boswell; Wynndel

POINTS OF INTEREST

Kusksanook marina – docks, history

Boswell marina – lake view

Lion's pull-out, Highway 3 – view of Creston valley; historical marker

NOTE:  Google Maps might show return route along Lower Wyndell Road.  This is INCORRECT.  The route is entirely Highway 3A.

REGISTRATION – Chamber of Commerce, 121 N.W. Blvd. (Sept. 20/21)

RIDE START/FINISH – RE/MAX Bldg., downtown Creston, Canyon Street

STAGING; AWARDS; POST-RIDE MEAL – downtown Creston, Spirit Square

PARKING – Rec Centre; Cook St. (locations TBA)

Wyndell

Canyon-Lister Leg

Piccolo Fondo

(2 – 3 hrs) Elevation gain 561 metres. Ride time 2:26 @ 23 km/hr; 1183 calories

Ride Highlights

CAUTIONS

Sirdar Pub – congested and narrow

Merge – Hood Rd. and Highway 3

ASSISTANCE

Feed stations – Kuskanook, Wynndel, 

First Aid stations – Kuskanook; mid-course (mobile)

Porto-Potties – Start/Finish; Kuskanook; Wynndel

POINTS OF INTEREST

Kuskanook marina – docks, history

Lion's pull-out, Highway 3 – view of Creston valley; historical marker

Lower Wyndell Rd. – Creston valley

REGISTRATION – Chamber of Commerce, 121 N.W. Blvd. (Sept. 20/21)

RIDE START/FINISH – RE/MAX Bldg., downtown Creston, Canyon Street

STAGING; AWARDS; POST-RIDE MEAL – downtown Creston, Spirit Square

PARKING – Rec Centre; Cook St. (locations TBA)

Mallory Rd.