|Event Location:||Cypress Prov Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Aug 20 2016
9:00 AM (Carpool Departure: N/A *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Thu, Aug 18 2016 10:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||8 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Very Difficult|
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Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Mountain Running: Howe Sound Crest Trail
Photo Credit: Spring McClurg
Trail Running along the HSCT between Cypress
Ski Area and The Deeks lake Trailhead along the
Sea to Sky Highway. This course is 28.3 KM and
over 1900m of
elevation gain. This will be a self reliant
run and is not a sponsored or organized event.
There are no aid stations, no t-shirt or medal,
and no easy outs.
Warning: This is a
run intended for advanced runners who are
comfortable with technical single track running
and low class scrambling.
There are no aid stations and you must be self
The run begins in the Cypress Ski area parking
lot where we will ascend the HSCT to St Marks
Summit, this portion of the run has the most
elevation gain, from St
Marks summit we will navigate the technical
terrain down to Mount Unnecessary and the link
up to Lions Bay. Runners who cannot complete
the whole trail must turn
down the Binkert trail at this point. Runners
continuing along the trail to Magnesia Meadows
and down to Brunswick Lake, the run will end at
the dirt road to
Deeks Lake where we will pick up our carpool
shuttle vehicles back to Vancouver for a well
We will need one or two people to shuttle their
vehicles to the Deeks Lake Trailhead so that we
can ensure transportation back to the city.
|Required Items to Bring:|
2-3 Litres Water
Running Shoes with Lugs. Recommend Vibram
Trail Running Shoes
Ultra Running Vest or backpack
Sufficent Food for the run
Sun Protection (hat)
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
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GPS Navigation Tool
Life Straw or water purification tabs
Lightweight Jacket if weather is variable
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||0Km|
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