When: August 20-21, 2022
Where: Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada
Categories: Teams of 3, or 4, can be Coed, All-Male, All-Female
Disciplines: Trekking, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, each requiring
Duration: Teams have up to 30 Hours to complete the course
Trekking 35km, Paddling 30km, Mountain Biking 85km*
*Distances are approximate and largely impacted by individual team route selections
Courses: In order to give all teams the best chance of finishing there will locations along the route where teams can choose a shorter course,
or may be directed onto a shorter course if they miss a time cut-off. New for 2021, the various courses will labelled as follows with the longest/full course at the top and each shorter course following below:
Schedule of Events
Friday August 19, 2022
18:00 - 21:00 Teams Check-In (no gear bins, or bikes handed in at this
time and no maps will be handed out)
Saturday August 20, 2022
06:00 - Host Site Opens
06:00 - 07:00 Teams Check-In
06:00 - 08:30 Gear Bin Drop Off
07:00 - Pre Race Briefing (maps handed out)
07:00 - 09:30 (map prep & gear bin drop-off)
09:30 - Board buses to Start
10:00 - Race Starts
Sunday August 21, 2022
05:00 - 16:00 Teams Finish
12:00 - 17:00 Post Race Meals & Entertainment on outdoor patio
14:00 - Awards Ceremony
Accommodations in and around Parry Sound book quickly in the summer months, Follow this link for a list of accommodation options.
The Parry Sound Inn is providing rooms for participants at a discounted rate of $125 per night, with a minimum 2-night stay. To book with the discounted rate teams must call the hotel (705-746-2700) and mention you're with the Wilderness Traverse Group.
Unfortunately, camping will not be available at the host site this year.
Interested in finding a team, or require a team-mate to round out your roster?
Send an e-mail to (bob"at"wildernesstraverse"dot"ca) with a description of your
AR experience, goals and location. We keep a list of teams and individuals and make matches frequently. We also recommend posting on the Facebook Event discussion.
Adventure Racing Ontario Series
For those interested in seeing how their team stacks up against the competition in Ontario, Wilderness Traverse is a member of the Adventure Racing Ontario Series. Teams will earn points for the series by participating at Wilderness Traverse. More details can be found by clicking on the link above.