Weather during previous rides varies between 2C and 25C. all in one day. We have experienced snow, sleet, hail, rain and 40km/hr headwinds. Please pack accordingly.

  • Bicycle pump, if possible  
  • Patch kit
  • Spare tubes
  • Water bottles
  • Sun glasses
  • Full fingered bike gloves and booties, for the cold morning starts
  • Chamois butter or Shea butter
  • Bandana or Balaclava (keep your ears warm on cold mornings)
  • Lip Balm
  • Sun block
  • Wind proof jacket ​​

The morning temperatures can range from 0 C-5 C. Be prepared to start your ride wearing booties, full fingered gloves, wind proof jacket and balaclava.

One piece of reflective gear or bright pants/shirt/jacket is mandatory. 

cycling gear

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mat
  • Folding chair – Or stand while you eat
  • Toiletries
  • Bug dope
  • Gloves and toque. We provide cutlery and utensils (or, you can bring your own)

A 16 foot trailer will ferry your camping gear during the ride. Your gear must be dropped off during the Mandatory meeting. You are responsible for getting your bike, gear and yourself home from Hay River.

A great place to self-organize group rides or meet other riders is through our FB page.

packing list

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camping gear