Interior Road Trip

BC Interior

14 Day Itinerary based on “The 7 Day Giveaway; Some of BC’s Finest Single Track

Access:  Start in Vancouver / End in Vancouver

Total duration: 9-14 days

Total distance: 1700 kms (1050 miles)

This itinerary stops in many popular riding destinations in BC’s southern interior.  Never-ending mountains with great trails mixed with cool lakes and friendly towns provide a landscape that is about as close as it gets to true mountain bike nirvana.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1 -2                Penticton

Day 3-4                 Rossland

Day 5                     Nelson

  • Check out the fast flowy Morning Mountain trail network or shuttle your way up to legendary Power Slave (see Giveout and Gold Creek riding area)
  • Historic Hume Hotel and Baker Street shops and restaurants
  • Grab a cup of jo at Oso Negro Coffee
  • Float on the Slocan River

Day 6-7                 Revelstoke

  • Ride the scenic Frisby Ridge alpine trail (mid July to Early October) or the classic single track of the lower elevation Macpherson trail network
  • Sample the local fare at one of the many restaurants and pubs
  • Take a brewery tour at the Mt. Begbie Brewing Company
  • Relive your childhood at the Enchanted Forest

Day 8                     Shuswap

  • Rent a house boat and access trails from the shoreline (minimum 2 night rental)
  • Shred the DH trails of the Rubberhead trail network or ride the epic Larch Hills Traverse
  • For something sweet and savory check out the Shuswap Pie Company

Day 9                     Vernon

  • Ride the Cosens Creek trails in Kalamalka Provincial Park
  • Enjoy some beach time on the shores of Kalamalka Lake
  • Great eats and craft beer at The Naked Pig BBQ and Smokehouse
  • Check out nearby Silver Star Resort Bike Park (lift access)

Day 10-11            Kamloops

  • Visit Canada’s largest community bike park; the Kamloops Bike Ranch
  • Enjoy a savory breakfast at Hello Toast
  • Explore the many trail networks in the surrounding area
  • Check out nearby Sun Peaks Resort Bike Park (lift access)

Day 12-13            Whistler

  • Ride the Whistler Valley trails or the world renown Whistler Mountain Bike Park
  • Stroll the Whistler Village for great shopping and dining experiences
  • Relax after the ride at Lost Lake Park

Day 14                 North Vancouver

  • Ride Vancouver’s legendary North Shore trails on Mount Seymour and Mount Fromme
  • Check out the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
  • Relax at a local North Vancouver eatery or pub after your ride
  • Visit one of the many bike shops for excellent service and great deals