When: Sept. 30 - Oct 1, 2023
Where: Dorset, Ontario, Canada
Host Site: Lions Camp Dorset
1087 Camp Dorset Road Dorset, ON P0A 1E0
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
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 be 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. The various courses will labelled as follows with the longest/full course at the top and each shorter course following below:
Tentative Schedule of Events
Friday September 29, 2023
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 September 30, 2023
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 (if busses are being used)
10:00 - Race Starts
Sunday October 1, 2023
05:00 - 16:00 Teams Finish
12:00 - 17:00 Post Race Meals
14:00 - Awards Ceremony
Lions Camp Dorset - Roofed Accommodations. Limited accommodation options are available for teams onsite at Lions Camp Dorset. Cabin and efficiency units available at a cost of $40 per person, per night with a minimum 2-night stay. Those staying in roofed accommodations at Lions Camp are required to bring their own towels, body washes, shampoos etc. as well as bedding.
Lions Camp Dorset - Campsites. The camp also has 6 campsites with water and hydro hookups, plus a shared shower house with men and women's showers and toilets. The cost for camping at a campsite is $25 per person per night with a minimum 2-night stay.
Lions Camp Dorset - Field Camping. A portion of a large field will also be sectioned off for camping. Those camping in the field will have access to the washrooms and showers in the main dining hall. The cost for field camping is $15 per person per night.
To book Lions Camp Dorset Accommodations call the office at (705) 766-2780, or email: email@example.com
Other accommodations in and around Dorset book quickly, Follow this link for a list of off-site accommodation options.
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.