The following event is being planned tentatively pending review of the PHO in Fall.

Dates: September 23-26, 2021
Cost: $250.00
(Includes food, as well as transportation to/from trail heads)
Location: Biking the Kettle Valley Railway / 215 kms
Reliable bike with off-road capability will be required.
Maximum Number of Participants: 25
Open To: Men age 21 and older

For a map and additional info about the area click HERE

Registration Deadline: April 15th.

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TRAINING & PREPARATION:

“Test” biking: As the trip approaches, we will plan a number of local bike days to enhance fitness and boost confidence.

PACKING LIST

If you do not own some items, we encourage you to borrow the needed equipment as much as possible.  We will try to make a list of gear available to borrow to keep costs down as much as possible.  Please don’t allow cost to be a hindrance from attending. Talk to Bruce or Mike and we will try and help with gear as much as possible.
You will wear a day pack as you cycle that includes daily water and lunch/snacks. Your main pack will be transported by vehicle while we bike the trail each day – including extra water, sleeping bag, tent, clothing, etc. We will provide all other food and drinks on the trip.
Documents (waterproof packed) 
ID / driver’s license
CareCard & Private Health Insurance card/documents
I.C.E. (in case of emergency) – Info and phone numbers for your emergency contact
Clothes
Shoes for cycling
Helmet
Appropriate cycling clothing
Small daypack with water bladder
Large backpack for camp gear
Shoes for camp
Long sleeve shirt (or light wool top) and short sleeve shirt
Sweater/fleece jacket
Long underwear/thermal layer
Rain and windproof jacket and pants
Gloves, hat, toque, and sunglasses
Wool socks x3
Underwear x3
Sleeping
Sleeping bag (-10C or better recommended)
Sleeping mat
Waterproof bag / stuff sack (may use garbage bag) for sleeping bag
Tent / Hammock/ Bivy (Please check with others to arrange for sharing of tents. We recommend one tent per 2-3 persons)
Cooking and Food
We will provide all food. If you have a medically restricted diet, please contact us to make appropriate arrangements.
Hikers are responsible to each bring:
2 Liters of water. (CamelBak/Hydration pack)
Aluminum or stainless cup/mug (must be able to boil water in it)
Fork, spoon, knife (or spork)
Hygiene and Care 
Toiletries (Wilderness/environmentally friendly only)
Towel
Toilet paper
Blister patch / Moleskin
Aspirin / Ibuprofen / Imodium
Vaseline (Lip balm), Talcum powder
Mosquito repellent
Sunscreen
Other 
Flashlight (headlamp style recommended)
Bible (water proof packed – ie. in Ziploc plastic bag)
Small pad of paper and pen
Bear spray (recommended)