2012 Archive: Route

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 * Route updated July 18th, 2012. – Please note that the location of the Valemount control has been changed. The route sheet below, the Excel route link and the GPS route have been updated. If you downloaded a route sheet or GPS route before 3:00 pm (15:00) Wednesday July 18th, it is incorrect. 

Please note that the printed route sheet issued to riders at the start is the official route and distance. The GPS route link is provided as a convenience for riders only. In the case of a discrepancy between the GPS route and the route issued, the issued route sheet is official.

  Dist. (cum.)   Turn Dir. 2012 ROCKY MOUNTAIN 1200
Route Description
  Dist. (int.)   Dist. (int.)
0.0 START – Kamloops Curling Club
90hr – Open:Sun. 22:00, Close: Sun. 23:00
84hr – Open: Mon. 04:00, Close: Mon. 05:00 

Go Leg
0.0 L E  Victoria Street 0.9 0.0
0.9 BL E becomes Battle Street 0.5 0.9
1.4 L E Battle Street @ Columbia 0.4 1.4
1.8 BR SE Exit to Jasper-Cache Creek-Vancouver  * Stay right 0.3 1.8
2.1 BR N Highway #5  (Yellowhead Highway) 61.3 2.1
63.4 CO N  Highway #5 through Barriere
ESSO Convenience Store – Open 24 Hrs
31.3 63.4
94.7 CO N  Highway #5 through Little Fort
General Store (Husky) – Open 07:00 – 22:00
29.2 94.7
123.9 R S  Clearwater Village Road 0.0 123.9
123.9 CONTROL #1 – Clearwater
Wells Gray Inn & Conference Centre
90hr – Open:Mon. 02:04, Close: Mon. 06:08
84hr – Open:Mon. 07:35, Close: Mon. 11:38
123.9 R N  Clearwater Village Road 0.0 0.0
123.9 R E  Highway #5 68.0 68.0
191.9 CO N  Highway #5 through Avola
  Convenience Store – Open 07:30 – 21:30
18.4 86.4
210.3 CO N  Highway #5 – Messiter Summit (765m) 20.9 107.3
231.2 R E  Angus Horne Street  (.6 km past Husky) 0.1 107.4
231.3 R S  Cedar Street 0.2 107.6
231.5 L E  3rd Avenue 0.4 108.0
231.9 L N  Pine Street 0.0 108.0
231.9 CONTROL #2 -  Blue River
Royal Canadian Legion
90hr – Open:Mon.  05:41, Close: Mon. 13:22
84hr – Open:Mon. 10:50, Close: Mon. 18:25   
231.9 CO N/W  Pine Street 0.3 0.3
232.2 R N  Main Street 0.1 0.4
232.3 L W  Angus Horne Street 0.1 0.5
232.4 R N  Harwood Drive 0.6 1.1
233.0 R N  Highway #5 88.9 90.0
321.9 R E 5th Avenue 1.6 91.6
323.5 L NW Main Street (Whiskey Fill Road) 0.7 92.3
324.2 CONTROL #3 – Valemount
Lions Hall
90hr – Open:Mon.  08:41, Close: Mon. 19:23
84hr – Open:Mon. 13:39, Close: Tue.  00:03

324.2 T SE Main Street 0.7 0.7
324.9 R W 5th Avenue 1.6 2.3
326.5 R N  Highway #5 19.3 21.6
345.8 CO E  Highway #16 toward Jasper & Edmonton 7.4 29.0
353.2 CO E  Highway #16 – Mt. Terry Fox Lookout
Concession – Open til Approx. 21:00
8.9 37.9
362.1 CO E  Highway #16 – Mt. Robson Convenience Store and Café  Open 07:00 – 20:00 85.1 123.0
447.2 L N  Connaught Drive – into Jasper Townsite 1.8 124.8
449.0 L NW  Miette Avenue 0.5 125.3
449.5 L W  Turrett Street 0.0 125.3
449.5 CONTROL #4 – Jasper
McCready Centre
90hr – Open:Mon. 12:50, Close: Tue.  03:40
84hr – Open:Mon. 17:38, Close: Tue. 07:49
449.5 T E  Turrett Street 0.0 0.0
449.5 R SE  Miette Avenue 0.4 0.4
449.9 R SW  Connaught Drive 1.7 2.1
451.6 CO SE  Highway #93 toward Banff & Lake Louise 53.7 55.8
505.3 CO SE  Highway #93 – Sunwapta Falls Lodge & Restaurant
Open 06:00 (PST)
17.2 73.0
522.5 CO SE  Highway #93 – Sunwapta Warden Stn (Mike’s house) 14.1 87.1
536.6 CONTROL #5 – Beauty Creek  Hostel
90hr – Open:Mon. 17:00, Close: Tue.  09:28
84hr – Open:Mon. 20:32, Close: Tue. 13:16
536.6 CO SE  Highway #93 7.5 7.5
544.1 CO SE  Highway #93 – Sunwapta Climb begins 10.4 17.9
554.5 CO SE  Highway #93 – Columbia Icefields Centre
(Access via Upper Bus Parking Lot Entrance)
5.5 23.4
560.0 CO SE  Highway #93 – Sunwapta Pass (2035m) 43.5 66.9
603.5 CO SE  Highway #93 – The Crossing Lodge & Restaurant
Open 06:00 – 21:00
36.2 103.1
639.7 CO SE  Bow Summit (2065m) 40.0 143.1
679.7 CO SE  Across Highway #1 then merge onto Highway #1 eastbound toward Banff and Lake Louise 2.4 145.5
682.1 BR S  Exit Highway #1 toward Lake Louise 0.4 145.9
682.5 R SW  Lake Louise Drive 0.1 146.0
682.6 L SE  Village Road (at 4-way Stop) 0.4 146.4
683.0 CONTROL #6 – Lake Louise
Recreation Centre
90hr – Open:Mon. 22:15, Close: Tue. 20:54
84hr – Open:Tue. 01:37, Close: Wed. 03:29
683.0 T NW  Village Road 0.4 0.4
683.4 R NE  Lake Louise Drive (at 4-way Stop) 0.4 0.8
683.8 L NW  Highway #1 on-ramp toward Field 11.2 12.0
695.0 CO W  Highway #1 – Kicking Horse Pass (1658m)
Caution! Steep Descent. Rough pavement next 12 km
14.4 26.4
709.4 CO W  Highway #1 – Field 47.1 73.5
756.5 CO W  Caution! Narrow shoulders & winding road next 8 km 8.0 81.5
764.5 L SW  Highway #95 toward Radium Hot Springs 0.4 81.9
764.9 CO SW  Across bridge over railway and around cloverleaf 0.3 82.2
765.2 BR SE  Highway #95 (10th Avenue N) 1.0 83.2
766.2 BL E  After bridge, becomes 10th Avenue S 0.1 83.3
766.3 BR S  10th Avenue S 0.2 83.5
766.5 L E  9th Street S 0.6 84.1
767.1 CONTROL #7 – Golden
Mount 7 Rec Plex
90hr – Open:Tue. 03:23, Close:Wed. 04:20
84hr – Open:Tue. 04:39, Close: Wed. 09:25
767.1 T W  9th Street S 0.6 0.6
767.7 R N  10th Avenue S (Highway #95), across bridge 1.2 1.8
768.9 CO NW  Under overpass 1.2 3.0
770.1 R NE  14th Street N (unmarked but no choice) – X RR tracks 0.5 3.5
770.6 L N  Frontage Road (parallel to Highway #1) 0.2 3.7
770.8 L N  Highway #1 at traffic lights 71.1 74.8
841.9 CO W  Highway #1 – Caution! – 5 Tunnels in next 3 km – Use Lights! 6.0 80.8
847.9 CO W  Highway #1 – Rogers Pass (1330m)
Convenience Store – CLOSED
Cafeteria – Open 07:00 – 20:30
21.2 102.0
869.1 CO W  Highway #1 – Caution! – 3 Tunnels in next 2 km – Use Lights! 43.7 145.7
912.8 L SW  Exit for Revelstoke, becomes Townley Street 2.1 147.8
914.9 R NW  4th Street E 0.1 147.9
915.0 R NE  Victoria Rd E 0.1 148.0
915.1 L NW  3rd Street E (first left) 0.6 148.6
915.7 L SW  Connaught Avenue (at Powder Springs Inn) 0.1 148.7
915.8 CONTROL #8 – Revelstoke
Seniors Centre
90hr – Open:Tue. 10:32, Close: Wed. 17:25
84hr – Open:Tue.  09:59, Close: Wed. 19:52
915.8 T NE  Connaught Avenue 0.4 0.4
916.2 L NW  Victoria Road W 1.9 2.3
918.1 L W  Highway #1 at traffic lights 18.5 20.8
936.6 CO W  Highway #1 – Three Valley Gap 52.1 72.9
988.7 L S  Highway #97A toward Vernon At Sicamous 51.6 124.5
1040.3 BR W  Pleasant Valley Boulevard 0.7 125.2
1041.0 R/L N/W  Mill Street / Pleasant Valley Boulevard 0.8 126.0
1041.8 CONTROL #9 – Armstrong
Centennial Hall
90hr – Open:Tue. 17:17, Close: Thu. 03:55
84hr – Open:Tue. 14:35, Close: Thu. 04:40
1041.8 R W  Turn immediately onto Park Drive 0.4 0.4
1042.2 R N  Adair Street @ roundabout 0.2 0.6
1042.4 L W  Wood Avenue (CAUTION RR X) 0.6 1.2
1043.0 BR NW  Wood Avenue 0.3 1.5
1043.3 R N  (No choice) becomes Salmon River Road 0.8 2.3
1044.1 L W  Stay on Salmon River Road 0.8 3.1
1044.9 R N  Stay on Salmon River Road 3.2 6.3
1048.1 R N  Knob Hill Road becomes Deep Creek Road 19.1 25.4
1067.2 L N  Highway #97B @ T (no sign) 4.6 30.0
1071.8 L SW  Auto Road (no sign) toward Salmon Arm Industrial Park 0.1 30.1
1071.9 BR W  Auto Road becomes 30th Street SE 5.3 35.4
1077.2 CONTROL #10 – Salmon Arm
Little Mountain Field House
90hr – Open:Tue. 18:44, Close: Thu. 06:31
84hr – Open:Tue. 15:55, Close: Thu. 07:04

1077.2 CO N  30th Street SE 1.0 1.0
1078.2 L W  Route 1 2.7 3.7
1080.9 L S  Shuswap Street S (@ Barley Station Brew Pub on left) becomes Foothill Road SW 6.3 10.0
1087.2 CO W  Salmon Valley Road (50th Ave SW / 70th St SW / 70th Ave SW / 80th St SW) 10.7 20.7
1097.9 CO S  Salmon Valley Road thru Silver Creek
General Store – Open 07:30 – 21:00
17.5 38.2
1115.4 R NW  Highway #97 toward Kamloops / Falkland 16.1 54.3
1131.5 CO W  Highway #97 through Falkland
Petro-Can Convenience Store – Open 06:00 – 22:00
19.0 73.3
1150.5 CONTROL #11 – Westwold
Royal Canadian Legion
90hr – Open:Tue.  21:47, Close: Thu. 12:01
84hr – Open:Tue. 18:44, Close: Thu. 12:12

1150.5 CO W  Highway #97 3.3 3.3
1153.8 CO N  Highway #97 - CAUTION! RR X 22.3 25.6
1176.1 BL W  to Highway #1 – Use Caution changing to left lane! 26.0 51.6
1202.1 BR W  Exit to Kamloops City Centre (Bike Route) 0.7 52.3
1202.8 BR W  Battle Street 0.5 52.8
1203.3 BR W  Victoria Street 0.6 53.4
1203.9 BL W  Victoria Street (left lane) 0.3 53.7
1204.2 FINISH CONTROL – Kamloops
Curling Club
CONGRATULATIONS!!!
90hr – Open:Tue.  23:59, Close: Thu. 16:00
84hr – Open:Tue.  20:48, Close: Thu. 16:00  
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