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2019 CANADIAN Bikepack Summit

SEPTEMber 27 - 29th, 2019 | CANMORE, ALBERTA

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Join us for our 4th annual Bikepack Summit in Canmore!

Enjoy daily group rides around our picturesque mountain headquarters, plenty of unique presentations and seminars, an optional overnighter through Kananaskis, a great community with riders of all ages and experiences, swag from our partners… and lots more! More details below.

Tickets are now available, and we do sell out! Space is limited to 50 riders!

Not sure where to stay in town? We're working to secure a discount at a local hotel, check back for details.


Schedule

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THU Sept 26 - FRI SEPT 27

Optional overnighter departing from Canmore to Lower Lake Campground in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. We’ll post route information shortly. This is a great ride with a few options for most abilities. Our overnighter is always a great time, a highlight of the weekend you don’t want to miss! Snag your spot here.

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FRI Sept 27

Casual Friday night social

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SAT Sept 28 + SUN SEPT 29

Ben Johnson aka @outsideandseek - Founder of Johnson Studios, Ben lives to combine his expertise in filmmaking/photography with his passion for cycling. We’ll be treated to a viewing of his film, Admissions of an Amateur Bikepacker, showcasing his solo adventure through the Andes of Peru, as well as stories, and lots of time for questions!

Cricket Butler of the @whitefishbikeretreat - An accomplished bikepacker and adventurer, with multiple trips along the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route under her belt and regular encounters with Tour Divide riders at her one-of-a-bike Whitefish Bike Retreat, Cricket has a unique perspective on the evolution of bikepacking over the last several years.

Bikepackrafting 101 - Ryan Draper and Dave Mellor, with Kokopelli Packrafts, will give us the lowdown on the exciting world of bikepackrafting, along with a demo and a chance to try it yourself

Jeff Bartlett aka @photojbartlett - Want to take better pictures on your bikepacking trips? Jeff is here to show us how! A seasoned bikepacker and accomplished photographer who works around the globe for an extensive array of brands, magazines, destination marketing clients and more, Jeff will show us the tricks of the trade so you can up your photo game!

More details will be announced soon! Subject to change.

 


OVERNIGHTER

WHEN?

We’ll depart from Rebound Cycle on the morning of Thursday September 26th. We’ll be back in Canmore early Friday afternoon.

WHERE?

Lower Lake Campground in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. More details coming.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

It might snow, or rain, or hail, and there might be bears. But the days aren’t too long, and it will definitely be fun :) Sign up here.


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