Popular Sea 2 Sky Gravel Fondo returns to Squamish, BC this October
The Sea 2 Sky Gravel Fondo takes place in Squamish, BC and you will experience amazing mountain views, large rivers, creeks as well as wide gravel Forest Service roads on October 1st, 2023
The Premier Gravel Fondo in the Sea2SKy Corridor and Greater Vancouver Region put on by the most experienced Gravel Fondo Team in Western Canada. Tri 1 Events has over 18 years of event management experience and 8 years’ experience setting up and producing Gravel Fondo’s in Western Canada
The inaugural event last year attracted nearly 400 riders to enjoy some of Squamish's best backcountry.
The main feedback from riders: hard, fun, beautiful. What else could you want in a Gravel Fondo?
Many can't wait to come back this year and have already registered!
The Sea 2 Sky Gravel Fondo takes place in Squamish, BC and you will experience amazing mountain views, large rivers, creeks as well as wide gravel Forest Service roads on October 1st, 2023.
The second edition of Gravel Fondo in British Columbia is the final round of the BC Triple Crown of Gravel series, the most respected series in Western Canada.
The Sea 2 Sky Gravel Fondo features three routes; a 25km Beginner Fondo, a 50km Medio Fondo and a full 92km Fondo and caters for all abilities of cyclists from beginners to advanced, and takes place all on gravel roads. The courses weave their way through some of Squamish's best backcountry. With sweeping switchbacks and panoramic views.
The 25km Beginner Fondo is mostly flat a few small climbs and all on gravel roads with just over 500m of climbing and is ideally suited to beginners looking for their first off-road gravel adventure.
The 50km Medio Fondo is mostly flat a few small climbs and all on gravel roads with 1000m of climbing and is suitable for intermediate gravel riders who have ridden events of the same distance.
The 92km Gran Fondo contains approximately 1,850m of climbing with no single track and some hills and a few sharp climbs . They could have made it harder but want to stick to the 100km distance, ideally suited to intermediate and advanced gravel riders.
There are individual and team competitions and the team results are based on combined times, this year there is prize money for the top 3 overall male and female riders on the full 92km Fondo route!
Individual, teams of 2 and teams of 4. It is the combined time of 2 or all 4 team members and the lowest combined time wins prizes!
Teams of 2: save $2.50 per person off the individual cost
Teams of 4: save $5 per person off the individual cost
The start and finish is in the Squamish River Valley. Squamish River Valley is approximately 50km north of Vancouver.
This is a great event with a post celebration including a race meal with cold beer, music and a souvenir t-shirt and tons of draw prizes!
The Sea to Sky Gravel Fondo takes place on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish) and the Selílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
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The inaugural last year proved very popular, with strong entries already received for this second edition, limited places remain so early entry is advised to secure a place.
For more information, please visit: https://sea2skyfondo.com
Registration is still open, limited spots left for the inaugural ride on October 1st!
Register before prizes rise on September 1st 2023!
2023 Triple Crown of Gravel Series Calendar
About Tri 1 Events
Tri 1 Events is an experienced Sport Event Management company that aims to put on fun challenging and memorable events in Western Canada. Tri 1 Events take place throughout BC.
People that compete in a Tri 1 Events are people looking to live life to its fullest. They host everyone from novice - beginners to experienced cyclists and all in between that use our events to gauge themselves and fitness. They participate in these events to push themselves and compete against each other to see if they have what it takes to take their life and fitness to the next level.
For more information, please visit: http://www.tri1events.com