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TheBluMoose Gravel

June 08 2024
Golden British Columbia
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Distances: 100, 200, 200km
Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs

A gravel ride departing from the KHMR Plaza and travelling along the West Bench of the Columbia Valley. Participants can choose the 100km Parson Route, the 200km Brisco Route and new for 2021, the 300km Radium Route. All routes will start and finish at the KHMR Plaza and finish at Winston Bar & Bistro located at the base of KHMR. Ride the stunning routes through the wilderness of southern British Columbia which provide spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains, the Purcell Mountains and the Columbia Valley Wetlands.  Be part of this epic journey.   Click on the Gallery Tab to view photos from the 2019 event.  Registration for this event will be limited to 200 riders.

The goal of TheBluMoose cycling events is to raise charitable funds in memory of Danya Leemhuis who died in an accident on March 9, 2018.

Danya Leemhuis: November 28, 2003 - March 9, 2018

100% of the Ride Registration Fees will be donated directly to charity.  TheBluMoose supports two charities, The Golden & District Hospital, British Columbia and The Couchiching Conservancy, Ontario.  All registered riders with receive a charitable tax receipt from CanadaHelps.

The Golden & District Hospital, British Columbia, provides high quality medical and emergency care to the residents and visitors of this area of outstanding natural beauty. The Golden and Kicking Horse communities were a hugely important part of Danya’s life. It is an honour to raise funds in Danya's memory and give back to these wonderful communities and support the hospital.

The Couchiching Conservancy, Ontario, is a non-profit, non-government land trust that protects more than 13,000 acres of ecologically significant land in the Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching regions ensuring the conservation of wetlands, forests and grass lands and their diverse wildlife. To help protect and conserve these precious ecosystems for todays children and future generations is the prefect way to celebrate Danya’s life.

TheBluMoose Gravel

Start Located At: Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden, British Columbia
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Aid Stations: TheBluMoose Food & Drink Stations will be available to all riders for all distances every 50km.  A wide variety of sandwiches, fruits, snacks, soft drinks and water will be provided.

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