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Self-Propelled(ish) Bike Tour to Mt. Elphinstone · Sat. Sep. 21st - Sun. Sep. 22nd

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Organized by: Gabrielle Booth.

Start: Saturday, Sep. 21st, 6:30 am
End: Sunday, Sep. 22nd, 4:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Tuesday, Sep. 17th, 6:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Clubroom

Description:

Let's go on a bike tour up to the Sunshine Coast!

 

The plan: 

  1. 6:45 Let’s bike to Horseshoe Bay (~2 hours and 20 mins, 34km, 250m) 

  2. 9:30 Hop on the ferry ($16) at 09:50

  3. 10:20 Bike to Mount Elphinstone Trailhead

  4. Hike Mt. Elphinstone (12km, 1100m) 

  5. Bike down to Porpoise Bay Park, stay in the cyclist campground! ($15 for group possibly?) Maybe do some swimmin’

  6. Next day, possibly stop at a cute little cafe, etc… (https://www.thegumbootcafe.com/)

  7. Catch ferry when we feel like it!

  8. Bike back to UBC!

 

Gear:

You will need:

  • A bike

  • Rack + panniers or bike trailer. (the VOC has 2 sets of panniers and MEC rents panniers and trailers) 

  • Spare tubes

  • Helmet

  • Bike Lights

 

We will need (to potentially share):

  • Tents + camping gear

  • Stoves

  • Bike tools + frame pump

 

It would be good to have:

  • Shoes to hike in

  • Headlamps

 

Posted: 2019-09-10 18:12:57