Route Plan

Shown here is an image of our Route Plan. Click on the individual links below that to see the different portions of the trip.

EPIC Ride 2013 Route

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On Sunday, June 23rd, EPIC left Cambridge, ON and drove out West through the Northern United States. We took turns driving and covered about 4,400 km in 53 hours, going through 9 of the States. We arrived in Vancouver, BC on June 25th in the early evening. On the 26th and 27th, we spent time relaxing and preparing for the Ride, which started on Friday, the 28th. On the 27th, we also met with the Ratanak team and a few Representatives who were in the area that weekend.
The first day of riding was on June 28.

Below, portions of our trip are detailed with a route map link and corresponding dates and distances. Along with each day you will see "A" for "Accommodations - people or churches we stayed with", or "C" for "Camping", or "A/C" for "we stayed at someone's house or church and put the tent in the yard".

June 28 - Richmond, BC -to- Hope, BC // 176 km - "A"
June 29 - Hope, BC -to- Merrit, BC // 130 km - "C"
Sunday, June 30 - Merrit, BC -to- Chase, BC // 140 km - "A"
July 1 - Rest day in Chase, BC - "A"
July 2 - Chase, BC -to- Revelstoke, BC // 160 km - "C"
July 3 - Revelstoke, Bc -to- Glacier National Park, BC // 65 km - "C"
July 4 - Glacier National Park -to- Golden, BC // 90 km - "C"
July 5 - Golden, BC -to- Banff, AB // 148 km - "A"
July 6 - Banff, AB -to- Calgary, AB // 127 km - "A"
Sunday, July 7 - Rest day in Calgary, AB - "A"


July 8 - Calgary, AB -to- Brooks, AB // 192 km - "A"
July 9 - Brooks, AB -to- Irvine, AB // 147 km - "C"
July 10 - Irvine, AB -to- Swift Current, SK // 196 km - "A"
July 11 - Swift Current, SK -to- Moose Jaw, SK // 170 km - "A"
July 12 - Moose Jaw, SK -to- Regina, SK // 80 km - "A"
July 13 - Rest day in Regina, SK - "A"
Sunday, July 14 - Regina, SK -to- Moosimin, SK // 230 km - "A"
July 15 - Moosimin, SK -to- Brandon, MB // 140 km - "A"
July 16 - Brandon, MB -to- Winnipeg, MB // 262 km - "A"
July 17 - Rest day in Winnipeg, MB - "A"


July 18 - Winnipeg, MB -to- Falcon Lake, MB // 150 km - "A"
July 19 - Falcon Lake, MB -to- Dryden, ON // 200 km - "A"
July 20 - Dryden, ON -to- Ignace, ON // 112 km - "C"
Sunday, July 21 - Ignace, ON -to- Shabaqua Corners, ON // 181 km - "C"
July 22 - Shabaqua Corners, ON -to- Thunder Bay, ON // 66 km - "A"
July 23 - Thunder Bay, ON -to- Red River, ON // 108 km - "A"
July 24 - Red River, ON -to- Marathon, ON // 109 km - "A"
July 25 - Marathon, ON -to- White River, ON // 100 km - "A"
July 26 - White River, ON -to- Wawa, ON // 97 km - "A"
July 27 - Wawa, ON -to- Pancake Bay Provincial Park, ON // 158 km - "C"
Sunday, July 28 - Pancake Bay Provincial Park, ON -to- Basswood Lake, ON // 186 km - "A"
July 29 - Rest day at Basswood Lake, ON - "A"


July 30 - Thessalon, ON -to- Sudbury, ON // 220 km - "A"
July 31 - Sudbury, ON -to- North Bay, ON // 118 km - "A"
August 1 - Rest day in North Bay, ON - "A"
August 2 - North Bay, ON -to- Pembroke, ON // 227 km - "A"
August 3 - Pembroke, ON -to- Ottawa, ON // 160 km - "A"
Sunday, August 4 - Rest day in Ottawa, ON - "A"
August 5 - Rest day in Ottawa, ON
- "A"


August 6 - Ottawa, ON -to- Saint Canut, QC // 155 km - "A"
August 7 - Saint Canut, QC -to- Trois-Rivieres, QC // 170 km - "A/C"
August 8 - Trois-Rivieres, QC -to- Quebec City, QC // 120 km - "A"
August 9 - Quebec City, QC -to- Riviere du Loup, QC // 287 km - "A"
August 10 - Riviere du Loup, QC -to- Grand Falls, NB // 185 km - "A"
Sunday, August 11 - Grand Falls, NB -to- Florenceville, NB // 83 km - "A"
August 12 - Florenceville, NB -to- Oromocto, NB // 160 km - "A"
August 13 - Rest day in Burtts Corner, NB (near Fredericton) - "A"



August 14 - Oromocto, NB -to- Moncton, NB // 153 km - "A"
August 15 - Moncton, NB -to- Charlottetown, PEI // 157 km - "A/C"
August 16 - Charlottetown, PEI -to- New Glasgow, NS // 87 km - "A"
August 17 - New Glasgow, NS -to- Port Hawksbury, NS // 121 km - "A/C"
Sunday, August 18 - Port Hawksbury, NS -to- North Sydney, NS // 150 km - Overnight ferry to Port-Aux-Basques, NFLD
August 19 - Drive (and ride a bit) Port-Aux-Basques, NFLD -to- St. John's, NFLD // 20 km or more - "A"
August 20 - Rest day in St. John's, NFLD/drive back to Port-Aux-Basques overnight
August 21 - Ferry back to North Sydney, NS in day, start driving at night
August 22 - Drive back to Cambridge, ON! // - "A"-sleeping at home!


After EPIC drove, ferried, and drove and rode to St. John's, NFLD, we ferried and drove back to Cambridge, Ontario. We arrived back in Cambridge on the evening of Thursday, August 22, 2013.
Our total riding distance was actually 6,396 km because of a small calcualtion error in the on-bike-computers.