Event Details
Event Overview

When: August 20-21, 2022 

Where: Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

Host Site: Charles W. Stockey Centre
Click Here for a Google Map Link. 


Categories: Teams of 3, or 4, can be Coed, All-Male, All-Female


Disciplines: Trekking, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, each requiring
wilderness navigation


Duration: Teams have up to 30 Hours to complete the course


Distance: +150km
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:

Expedition Course

Explorers Course

Challenge Course

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


Accommodation Options

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.


Finding Team-mates

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.