Gran Fondo Mont Tremblant
Gran Fondo Mont Tremblant
May / 31 / 2014
Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada
The Mont-Tremblant region will welcome participants, friends and families during this weekend of celebration. Participants and spectators will be in the heart of the action for the official start at Station Mont-Tremblant early Saturday morning.Cyclists will have three loops to choose from this year – the125 km, the 80km or the NEW 45km. They will ride on secured roads for the pleasure or to take on a personal challenge. The breathtaking views of the region, the winding routes and the quality of the road surface will surely make this event one of the most desirable of the season for all road cyclists.
The Gran Fondo - 125km
The Gran Fondo, the longest distance, is a loop of 125 km, that will provide participants with the opportunity to take on a personal challenge while traveling through the unique landscape of the Upper Laurentians.
Mont-Tremblant certainly knows how to charm cycling enthusiasts. For the eye, a breathtaking scenery that will undoubtedly impress; and for the heart, a pulse-raising course!
The routes along pristine rivers, fields and farmhouses as well as the view of Mont-Tremblant will make for a truly memorable experience while discovering the region's road cycling circuits. During this intense ride, cyclists will benefit from police security and supervision by the event organisation from start to finish. From the start, participants will ride up the Montée Ryan, one fo the most symbolic roads of the region, discover the landscapes and valleys of Brébeuf, and St-Rémi d'Amherst, to then travel onto the 364 in the Rockway Valley area, promising an outstanding road surface. The loop will visit the villages of Huberdeau and Arundel before joining the downtown centre of St-Jovite. Road cyclists who enjoy a climb will be able to put themselves to the test on the way to lac aux Quenouilles towards Val-des-Lacs. The challenge will be accomplished after defeating the winding roads and rolling hills of the the famous chemin Duplessis that connects the North and South sides of Mont-Tremblant. Participants will cross the finish line at the Place des Voyageurs at the base of the pedestrian village of Station Mont Tremblant. Short refreshment and resting points will be provided to refuel and re-energize along the way. The participant's lunch will be awaiting you with music and cocktails on the terrace overlooking the finish; a wonderful way to conclude this memorable experience.
Without a doubt, a challenge awaits; in a setting where every kilometer reveals one beautiful landscape after another.
The Medio Fondo (80km) and the Molo Fondo (45km)
Specifically targeting intermediate and beginner cyclists, the Medio Fondo, an 80 km loop, and the Molo Fondo, a 45km loop, will use the same points of departure and arrival as the Gran Fondo; offering participants the option to ride a shorter distance while enjoying the same breathtaking scenery.
Routes: 45km, 80km and 125km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Opens: January / 01 / 2014
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