Cranbrook Gravel Grind

October 1, 2022
On October 1st the Cranbrook Gravel Grind (CGG), proudly presented by the newly created Anything Goes Event Series, will shed light on the world class gravel riding that surrounds Cranbrook, BC. Welcoming any and all riders to the first ever event, the 65 kilometre 'Gold Rush Loop' will showcase the Cranbrook Community Forest, Chief Isadore Trail Network and Mount Baker Forestry Service Roads. The CGG offers an incredibly unique experience for new and experienced riders with a course that is designed for cyclists with physical impairment in mind, suiting cyclists of all abilities, hand-cyclists and tandems included.
 

 

Event Itinerary

Friday Night, September 30th - Rider Welcome at the Heid Out 5:00-9:00pm

Start the weekend off right by picking up your race package and hanging out at our supporting restaurant, The Heid Out, for the evening. Come on in, grab a drink and meet fellow competitors. 

Saturday, October 1st - The Gravel Grind 9:00am-2:00pm

With one of the most scenic gravel routes to choose from, riders will spend the better part of Saturday morning and afternoon racing (or riding!) one of the most scenic and we'll designed gravel routes in the province. The 65 kilometre Gold Rush Loop will be fully marked with two well stocked Aid Stations located at the half way mark and the finish line; fully loaded with the best ride food and enthusiastic volunteers to make sure every rider finishes with a smile. 

Saturday, October 1st - Post Race Celebrations 3:00pm-7:00pm 

After an epic day of exploring the world class gravel scene we invite all riders, friend and family to the Post Race Celebrations back to the Heid Out for a beverage, meal, live music and award ceremonies!
 

The Course

The Gold Rush Loop: 65km, 875m elevation

From local riders to BC Epic adventurers the CGG's route, the Gold Rush Loop, holds a very special place in many peoples heart, and all for the same reasons. The Gold Rush Loop features some of the most unique and beautiful gravel riding that is unlike any other course in the province. We are proud to deliver this highly underrated, world class course to you this October 1st, 2022. 

 

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