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WCC 2019 Rocky Mountain add-on

Extend your WCC conference experience and join us in the beautiful Rocky Mountains on Saturday, February 9 to get a taste of the mountain lifestyle that makes our neighbours to the west in the town of Canmore a desirable place to live, work, and play.

We are excited to present a one-day option that showcases active transportation infrastructure, tourism, community advocacy curated by local experts. The cost is $100 and includes:

  • Transportation from Calgary to the mountains and back
  • Lunch
  • All activities

Please choose the Canmore add-on when paying for your registration.

Canmore

Part One

Experience winter cycling in the Canadian Rockies on a cycle tour of Canmore’s beautiful natural spaces and complete street infrastructure. A morning session will include coffee, introductions, and a bike tour of several of Canmore’s commuter cycle routes, complete streets and off-street pathways. Bikes will be provided and there will be four spots on two tri-shaws for those unable to cycle. The tour will be hosted by representatives from a number of community organizations, including the Town of Canmore and the Community Cruisers, providing an opportunity for informal discussions along the way.

Lunch break

A lunch stop in the Town Centre will feature short presentations from program leaders on how cycling is promoted and encouraged year-round in Canmore.

Part Two

After lunch participants can choose from three great local experiences:

Canmore Ghost Tour by Bike – Join us if you dare on a spellbinding outdoor tour through historic Canmore, led by a knowledgeable interpretive guide. You’ll learn about a local hang-out built on haunted ground, restless spirits shadowing a historic landmark, and unexplained paranormal activity. The tour lasts about 1 hour and will be followed by leisure time.

Intro to Fat Biking – A fun two hours of learning the in's and out's of Fat Biking. The history and evolution as well as the basics of braking, shifting, cornering, snow conditions, grooming and so much more. The interactive learning will be followed by a flat river path trail ride that will finish back in the downtown core of Canmore.

Advanced Trail Biking – A more challenging two hour ride that will take participants on some of Canmore finest single track. The single track will be groomed specifically for fat biking and will be variable terrain. Good climbing and descending technique and more advanced inquires will be fielded throughout the ride which will finish back in the downtown core of Canmore.

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February 6-8, 2019


Calgary Central Library
800 3 St S.E.

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Saturday, February 9 Add-on
Banff add-on

Stay an extra day and enjoy the Rocky Mountains for only $100.  
 

In addition to your congress registration and does not include accomodation.

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Want to stay a little longer in Banff or Canmore?


​​Here are a few options to help you start planning your stay:
 

Banff

 

Canmore

  • For winter disc golf, cross-country skiing, fat-biking, tobogganing and more, visit the Canmore Nordic Centre, located just ten minutes from downtown Canmore.
  • Hop on a dog sled with Snowy Owl Dog Sled Tours and take active transportation to a whole new level with the help of some four-legged pals.
  • Explore the trails around the town by bike, try ice-skating or play pick up shinny or snowshoe in nearby Kananaskis. Rentals available at Gear-Up.
  • For a list of hotels, restaurants, activities and more, visit Tourism Canmore

 

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Downhill Skiing / Snowboarding:

Trade in your bike for skis or a snowboard and hit the slopes! Visit Mount Norquay, Sunshine Village or Lake Louise. Check out Ski Big 3 for more information.