The Explorer Route

The Explorer Route

May 14, 2013

Cyclists be warned: The BC Explorer route has a pretty face as it travels around British Columbia and Alberta’s, Banff and Jasper but it is TOUGH! Be prepared. The map below provides a general overview only. Some of the communities visited are: White Rock, Hope, Princeton, Grand Forks, Salmo, Creston, Cranbrook, Fernie, Sparwood, Canmore, Banff,...

The Explorer

The Explorer

Mar 27, 2013

The BC Explorer tests riders with 2,820 kilometers of racing over 39,116 meters (nearly 128,000 ft.) of climbing while winding its way through the most stunning snow-capped mountains, rich green rain forests, world heritage sites, national parks and wildlife protected areas that Canada has to offer. It is spectacular journey that never stops challenging and...

World’s Longest . . . .

World’s Longest . . . .

Mar 27, 2013

The Tour of British Columbia is the longest ultra-endurance (or any genre of bicycle-racing) on earth. We also think it is the most demanding and beautiful, but we will let the rider’s decide. And in spite of all that we have created the Tour of British Columbia so that you don’t have to be a world champion to be successful, all you need is desire,...

Tour of BC Map

Tour of BC Map

Mar 27, 2013

The route of the Tour of British Columbia travels 5,145 kilometers around the province of British Columbia and through some of neighboring Alberta’s National Parks, Banff and Jasper. Competitors in the ultra-endurance race will also pedal along the fabled Alaska Highway and into the Yukon before heading south through Smithers and Whistler, BC. This is a truly...

Welcome

Welcome

Jun 22, 2012

The inaugural Tour of British Columbia route captures the very best natural beauty that Canada has to offer. Cyclist will climb over 48,000 vertical meters (157,000 feet) as they make their way through several mountain ranges as they pass by glaciers and the fresh water lakes and rivers they feed. Wildlife is abundant, bears populate much of the course and huge...