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Cycle Highway 40 (South End by Longview)

Cycle Hwy 40

This ride is as long and fast as you want to make it.  You can go a few kilometers up hill, or try to go all the way to the snow line, if it is still there on ride day.

Starting Point:    South end closed gate of Highway 40.

Starting Point Location:    50 km west of Longview, Alberta.  

Gathering Point for Car Pooling:   Edworthy Park near Angel's Cafe.  Go there if you have room and take an extra bike or two, and if you want to chat on the drive out and back.  Look for Green Avalanche. 

Gathering Point for Solo Drivers:   Longview, first parking lot on the right as you come into town, right beside the Esso.  Look for Green Avalanche. 

Gathering Time:  8:00 in Edworthy Park for car-poolers, 9:30 am in Longview for solo drivers.  From there we drive as a group to closed gate at Highway 40. 

Trip Distance:    Between 10 and 60 kilometres return, your choice.

Difficulty:     A continuous up hill climb on undulating road, with older pavement.  Chances are you may have a headwind on the way back, making return just as much of a work out. 

Elevation Gain:  200 - 400 meters.

Mid-Point:  Where you want to turn around.

Type of Terrain:   Rolling hills, mostly an uphill climb, some flat spots.  Good views. 

Hazards:  Pavement can be rougher in places.

Bike Equipment: Your bike should have a bell to warn wildlife and other cyclists. It is also good practice to have a spare inner tube and an air  pump.

Remember to bring:


•  Don`t forget the usual items; bear spray, proper clothing, water, food, equipment and first aid kit.

•  Trip participants are asked to provide their cell contact information and emergency contact information to the trip coordinator, prior to, due to the 'meet at trail head' requirement.

•  Please do not sign up if you are experiencing any flu like, cold, or Covid19 symptoms.

Pet Policy:  Pets not allowed.

Guest Policy: Bring a friend.
Hwy 40 start
Sunday, June 12, 2022, 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
South end of closed section of Highway 40, 50 km west of Longview
Longview, AB  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Gerry Galambos
Trip Coordinator
Registration is required before Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 10:00 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
Free Events
If you register and cannot attend, please cancel your registration as soon as possible. Doing so ensures we are not waiting for you and allows others to sign up for the event. Please email the event host if you missed the cancellation cut-off date and cannot cancel online.
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Paid events involve third-party vendors like hotels, airlines, or tour operators. Most have no refunds or cancellations after specified dates. Contact your event host and office as soon as possible if you cannot attend. We will refund your money if we arrange for someone to take your spot or there is no cost to the Club. Please arrange cancellation and trip interruption insurance to protect yourself.
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