6th Annual GVMC Chipmunk Creek Trail Ride & Poker Run



Sunday, August 27, 2017
8:00:00 AM
Chipmunk Creek/Wally's Staging Area
Dwight Harris Chris Carey
604)466-8812 (604)534-0609
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6th Annual GVMC Chipmunk Creek Trail Ride and Poker Run



Warning!!!! Spark Arrestors are manditory! If you don't have spark arrestors you won't be allowed to ride!

Watch this site in case of a cancellation due to Fire Hazards.
Due to forestry regulations re fire hazards all particpants must be off the course earlier than posted so if possible plan to start early. All participants welcome to start any time after signup. Last rider out by 10:30am

Sign Up: 8:00am - 10:00am Sunday morning August 27, 2017

Courses Open: 10:15am - 2:00pm

Awards and Prizes: 3:00pm

Sign Up Fees:
Bear Cub Loop (9 & under) - $10.00
Youth (17 & under) - $20.00
Adult Trail Pass Holder - $20.00
Adult without Trail Pass $30.00

25 Unit Campsite near start area (aprox $15.00 fee) - Rapids Campground

A limited number of sites are available for reservation, excluding the Staging Area: however most sites are on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations will not be taken more than 60 days in advance. This is a CASH ONLY site and has on-site supervision during camping season. All visitors are required to to exit the site by 10:30pm as the gates are locked at 11:00pm and will remain closed until 7:00am

For more information and to make a reservation visit: www.chilliwackvalleycampsites.ca

Take Vedder Rd. exit off of Hwy 1 at Chilliwack. Drive south thru Sardis and turn left at the steel bridge towards Chilliwack Lake. After 25km, turn left on gravel road towards Chipmunk Creek. Sign up is at Wally's Staging Area.

Chris (604)534-0609
Dwight (604)466-8812

Email: dwightpat@shaw.ca

Three Courses:

Bear Cub Loop - Easy Loop about 3km

Adult Short Loop - 8-10km course - as easy as it gets at Chipmunk Creek

Adult Long Loop - 25km Course - includes seldom used trails and jeep track

Trophies, Prizes, Fun For All!!

Concession: GVMC will have a concession on site.

Check in the photo gallery for pictures and see all the fun had in the past at this event.

Event Comments:
The GVMC Annual Chipmunk Creek Trail Ride
Chipmunk Creek
August 28, 2017

On Sunday August 27, 2017 the GVMC held their annual Chipmunk Creek trail ride and poker run. This was a non-competitive event attracting recreational riders whose ages ranged from tykes as young as four years old to senior citizens well up in their 60ís. The kids had a great time riding the well chaperoned Bear Cub trail while the older riders spent the day riding the Chipmunk Creek trails. A total of 60 riders participated in this event.
The weather for the event was warm and sunny. There had been no rain for many days prior to the event and the trails were dry and in excellent condition.
As required by the Forest Service the majority of the riders were out of the bush by 1:00 PM and the sweepers returned to the staging area by 1:30. Because of the extreme dryness extra diligence was taken at the technical inspection to ensure that all motorcycles were equipped with spark arrestors in good working condition.
The event could not have been the outstanding success that it was if it were not for the time and effort put in by club members. Thanks go out to Ray, Chris, Wes, and Garth, for prepping and arrowing the trails; to Donna and her crew for running the concession stand; to Jackie and Debbie for running the sign-up and poker run; to Dave, Jim, Phil, and Bill for being everywhere and anywhere help was needed; and thanks to Dwight for putting the whole thing together and dealing with the Chilliwack Rec Sites and Trails.

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