The Kootenay Group Ride is Happening !!

Due to a great response, the Killer Beez Kootenay Group Ride will be proceeding.  The following dates and routes have been finalized in order to best accommodate the wishes of participants and hotel room availability.

Saturday, Aug 28th: Arrive in Castlegar.  Book into motel (to be determined).

Sunday, Aug 29th:  Drive 4 miles to Angus’s in-laws at the Pass Creek Park entrance.  Leave cars there (room for 8-10).  Ride from Castlegar to Nelson via Trail and Salmo.  Overnight in Nelson.  Hotel to be determined.  112 kms total distance, 897 m elevation gain.  Click here for route map.

Monday, Aug 30th:  Ride from Nelson to New Denver via Kaslo.  Overnight in New Denver.  Hotel to be determined.  115 kms total distance, 1088 m of elevation gain.  Click here for route map.

Tuesday Aug 31st:  Ride from New Denver to Castlegar via Slocan.  102 kms total distance, 746 m elevation gain.  Arrive back at our cars mid to late afternoon.  Click here for route map.

NB:  A meeting will be held at the Bean Scene after the ride at 11 am on Sunday, July 4th to answer questions and accept sign ups for this ride. 

2 Replies to “The Kootenay Group Ride is Happening !!”

  1. If you are unable to attend the meeting on Sunday please contact me at I will be compiling list and have further details re times, hotels, rates, alternate shorter routes, support etc. Angus.

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