BIKE! Atikokan - Steep Rock Iron Range

The bike tour is still a GO! - Weather is predicting cloudy, drizzle but we are going to ride anyway...dress in layers and bring a shell jacket.

10 am central -Saturday Oct 5th 2019

Fairly easy but with loose gravel and a few fairly long gradual hills.

25 km around an abandoned iron ore open pit that has a mix of red dirt and green pines from mother earth reclaiming the land. Expect rich mining history and a mix of fresh water treed lakes on gravel and dirt roads.

For those that are looking for more, there are a labyrinth of technical single track for additional thrills.

Free tent camping right at the trail-head if weather permits, additional costs for electrical

 

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Latitude: 48.777085 Longitude: -91.623636
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Event Dates

10/5/2019 – 10/5/2019

Admission Fee (if any)

No pre-registration or fee

E-mail to let us know you are joining us - thanks

hocp@heartofthecontinent.org 

Call 1-807- 598- 1074

Participation Requirements (if any)

Meet Saturday at Charleson Recreation Area - https://charlesonrecreationarea.com/

Directions from Highway 11 - Turn into Atikokan on 11B - continue over tracks and down MacKenzie Ave - turn right onto Mercury Ave - turn right onto O'Brien St, - stay on O'Brien - turn right onto Sand Flats Road MEET at Chalet beside Minnow Pond

Directions from Highway 17 - turn onto Hwy 622 -  as you enter Atikokan turn right on Mackenzie Ave- turn right onto Mercury Ave - turn right onto O'Brien St, - stay on O'Brien - turn right onto Sand Flats Road MEET at Chalet beside Minnow Pond

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