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Biking The Coquihalla Hwy In BC

Old 08-05-09, 05:44 PM
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Biking The Coquihalla Hwy In BC

Hi Everyone

I want to bike from Hope up to the old toll booth to prep for a Rocky Mnt tour. I will camp somewher over night and come back the next day. Has any one done the Coquihalla Hwy and if so what was it like. I could do the Fraser Canyon but if I can pull off the Coq it would be better. 50 km's to the old booth so I figure 1 day of climbing. Any thoughts

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Are bicycles allowed on the Coquihalla? If they are, the road is decent.
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The climb from the Great Bear Snowshed to Coquihalla Pass has a section of 11% grade.

Coquihalla Pass rises 1184m in 49.0km, the bulk of it (780m) in 17.6km.

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see your post in "western canada"
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