RBC GranFondo Whistler

Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

September 6

Loosely translated from Italian, gran fondo means “big ride”. Often a hundred kilometres or more and designed for a large number of cyclists at a variety of skill levels, these rides are judged by the challenges they offer: steep climbs, long distances and a combination of the two. This year’s RBC GranFondo Whistler expects more than 7,000 cyclists to pedal from downtown Vancouver to Whistler along the Sea to Sky Highway. The stunning scenic route includes 2,400 metres of climbing and rest stops along the way.