DEADLINE TO REGISTER: BY MIDNIGHT, TWO DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT (SEPTEMBER 19)
PLEASE READ THE REQUIREMENTS AND ALL DETAILS BELOW PRIOR TO REGISTRATION
Join Backcountry Women for a leisurely urban cycle through St. Boniface. We will follow a portion of the Great Trail, the longest recreational trail in the world. The trail offers a wide range of activities across Canada including hiking, cycling, and paddling through a variety of landscapes in urban, rural and wilderness settings.
St. Boniface is rich with Winnipeg history. Points of interest along the route will include Seine River Trail, St Boniface Cathedral, and Fort Gibraltar. We will stop at a few locations to take pictures and have water breaks.
Cycling helmets are mandatory to participate in this event.
Event leader: Christina Hiebert Click for more information!
Arrival Time: 6:15 PM. We will begin cycling no later than 6:30 PM. The time arranged allows for you to have time to attend to personal needs such as organizing your gear and for the leaders to share information with the group.
Location: We will begin and end our event at the Forks Market. The exact meeting location will be provided to registered participants. Hourly paid parking is available at spots around the Forks.
Full details will be provided to registered participants.
Overall Difficulty Rating: due to the factors mentioned below, this activity is rated a 1/5.
This rating is subject to change based on prevailing conditions at the time of the activity, including but not limited to weather.
Duration/Distance: Distance will be approximately 10 KM
Experience: You should have the ability to cycle with the group at a steady pace and be comfortable riding with traffic on the road when applicable. Please familiarize yourself with cycling hand-signals if you are not and be prepared to use them. If you are new to urban cycling, check out How to Bike in the City from REI.
Terrain: Natural trail, gravel, asphalt, and paved. A portion of the ride is along the Seine River where there could be wet and uneven spots. A mountain-style / hybrid bike is recommended for this reason.
Pace: This activity will be at a slow to moderate pace.
Please leave dogs at home.
Further details will be provided to registered participants. Participants are responsible for having a valid e-mail address, communicating with the event organizer regarding any changes in attendance, and for checking e-mail prior to an event.
In light of the global pandemic, we are cautiously proceeding, allowing only a small number of participants at each event. We will need your cooperation in only signing up for events you can truly commit to attending. If you miss out on registering please get yourself registered on the waitlist. We also ask for everyone's cooperation and patience as we all adjust! Please see our policy and safety practices here.
This event allows cancellation no less than 2 days before start of event. If you are no longer able to attend, please see our No Show Policy.