Mountain Adventure Seminars
 

Ebbetts Pass Century (EPC) – Aug. 19, 2017

 

The 10th Annual Ebbetts Pass Century is scheduled for August 19, 2017 with four distinct routes to challenge a variety of cyclists. All rides start and finish in the small alpine village of Bear Valley, California at 7100 ft.  Regardless which course you choose, you can expect great scenery, smooth roads, well stocked support stations and some of the best cycling terrain in the country.  No wonder our backyard is called the “California Alps”.

Ebbetts Pass Century

This demanding ride takes participants through dense forests, up high mountain passes with spectacular vistas, demanding climbs and exhilarating descents.  This region of California is often referred to by experienced and knowledgeable cyclist as the “California Alps”, as these road offer some of the best cycling terrain in the Sierra Nevada Range and beyond. Strategic support stations keep riders fueled and culminates with a tasty post-ride meal in Bear Valley.

 

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Cost: $75 before July 1, 2017; $95 after July 1, 2017

Bear Valley Metric Century

This “super-scenic” ride packs a lot of punch while exploring some of the best terrain of the Ebbetts Pass Century including Spicer Reservoir, Lake Alpine and the west-side of Ebbetts Pass including the memorable 24% “Pacific Grade” at mile 52!

 

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Cost: $65 before July 1, 2017; $85 after July 1, 2017

Bear Valley Half Century

This striking and enjoyable ride is a good balance of climbs, descents, distance and of course spectacular scenery.  This is a good ride to start acclimating to endurance cycling at altitude.

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Half Century Registration: TBA (scheduled to open by April 20, 2017)

Stanislaus Quarter Century

This is a great introduction to Sierra Nevada cycling with smooth roads, exhilarating descents & substantial climbs.  All the while surrounded by spectacular scenery with strategic supports stations to keep you pedaling.

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Cost: $40 before July 1, 2017; $60 after July 1, 2017