Ride Difficulty Rating: Intermediate
Distance: 58.5 km
Estimated time: 3 hours assuming 20 km/hr
Elevation Gain: 728 m
Maximum Elevation: 1430 m
Maximum Grade: 4.8% uphill at 8.5 km, 4.8 % downhill at 52.4 km
Best Parking Option: From Nanton, turn west on Hwy 533, travel to the intersection of Twp Rd 163 and Hwy 533, pull safely off the road on the gravel road and start your ride here.
Points of Interest: Amazing west views that will take your breath away…as will the hill climbing.
Chain Lakes at the turn around point.
Amenities: Outhouses at the Chain Lakes picnic and camping area at the half way point.
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What to expect from this ride
Coming soon – Details on this amazing road cycle ride.