It's going to be a hot day so an early start and a not-so-steep (but long) climb seem in order. Please remember lots of water. You may also want to bring some bug spray.
Ride plan: Climb, climb, climb, Seventh Secret, Lower Oilcan.
Skill level: This ride requires average to stronger intermediate skills and fitness. You should be comfortable on all official Burnaby trails and have some experience riding on the North Shore. If you are not sure if this is the ride for you, please message me.
Parking: We'll meet at the first yellow gate on Mountain Highway (location shown on map). Parking restrictions require that you park south of Coleman either on Mountain Highway or side streets. Be mindful of the signs and allow at least 10 minutes to get from where you park to the gate.
Requests: Please call/text me at[masked] if you are going to be late or have a last minute change in plans.
As a courtesy, if the ride is full and you are not signed up or are on the waiting list, please do not come to the ride.
All organizer(s) are volunteers who do not accept responsibility for rider safety and health state before, during and at anytime after this event.
Your Assumption Of Risk:
By agreeing to participate in this ride you acknowledge that mountain biking is considered a high risk activity and injuries are a common and ordinary occurrence of the sport. These risks include and are not limited to equipment failures, weather conditions, collisions with natural and man-made objects, including, but not limited to exposed rock, trees, snow, ice, earth stumps and man made obstacles on or adjacent to the mountain bike terrain, collisions with other cyclists, pedestrians, animals, et al; becoming lost or separated from the group; failure to ride safely or within your own ability, and you accept these risks and the possibility of personal injury, death or property damage and the loss resulting therefrom due to any cause and without limitation.In the event of injury or loss, you and/or next of kin waive all future claims against the organizer(s).
The organizer(s) shall reserve the right to turn away any participant who shows up without RSVP, unprepared and/or ill-equipped to handle this ride. A helmet, water, lights in working order, a good sense of humour and a sense of fun are required no exceptions. Other required items are appropriate clothing, armour, food and a trail side repair kit.