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Mini Peaks Trail Ride

The Mini Peaks Trail Ride is an excursion taking riders to the northeastern Ontario communities of Bancroft, Calabogie, and Madawaska. 

2024 Ride Dates:

May 23-26 (Limited Space Available)

September 26-29  

This ride is perfect for all types of adventure riders, whether you ride a KLR 650 all the way up to a BMW 1250GSA.  Smaller bikes can handle this route, although expanded fuel capacity is recommended.


All overnights will be in motels or at private locations, with no camping. 


The price of the Mini Peaks Trail Ride is $300.00

What is included on the Mini Peaks Trail Ride:

  • We organize all routes from beginning to end, so you just show up and ride!  We’ll provide each rider with the GPS routes for the 4 days and load it onto their GPS for them if desired

  • Providing you with tips and hints ahead of time on things to pack, helping you prepare for this epic adventure

  • Recommend accommodations so all you have to do is call and book a room.  

  • A guide and a sweep for the entire journey to help ensure the group stays together. The guide will know about bypasses and can make decisions on the fly to keep the group moving

  • Ensuring our routes have sufficient rest stops for gas and food, as well as having alternates arranged

  • Guides will have tools to do trail-side repairs for most common small problems (punctured tires, basic fixes)

  • Optional real-time communication using headsets (we use Cardo Packtalk DMC, but can talk to Sena and others if you have one)

  • Satellite tracking for the group, we provide a link that you can share with family and friends so they can follow along from home as we complete our journey


What's not included:

  • There will not be a chase/support vehicle on this trip.

  • Meals and refreshments 

  • Cost of accommodations

  • Cost of fuel

  • Transportation to the start and end point (Barrie area)

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  • May 23, 2024, 8:30 a.m. EDT – May 26, 2024, 4:00 p.m. EDT
    Barrie, Barrie, ON, Canada
    A 4-day trek from Barrie through northeastern Ontario with lots of sights on the way!
  • Sep 26, 2024, 8:30 a.m. EDT – Sep 29, 2024, 3:30 p.m. EDT
    Barrie, Barrie, ON, Canada
    A 4-day trek from Barrie through northeastern Ontario with lots of sights on the way!

Trip Itinerary

Trailside Break

Day 1

Barrie to Bancroft 

Heading from Barrie to Orillia, we'll grab some gravel and backroads and make our way to Kinmount for lunch.  The afternoon sees a nice mix of gravel and off-road sections, taking us in to Bancroft for the evening.


Day 4

Madawaska to Barrie

We'll finish this 4 day Adventure ride with a scenic mix of pavement and gravel, along with some unassumed road allowances, ending back up in the Barrie area where riders will split up and make their way home.

Calabogie lake

Day 2

Bancroft to Calabogie

From Bancroft we'll use a combination of Old Hastings Road and some of the Hastings Rail Trail (EOTA pass required).  We'll stop at some ghost towns along the way and enjoy some exploring.  Eventually we'll make our way onto parts of the TCAT and on to Calabogie to spend the evening there, enjoying dinner and a pint at Calabogie Brewing co.


Day 3

Calabogie to Madawaska

We'll leave Calabogie and make our way slightly north and west, using a combination of gravel and unassumed road allowances.  We end our day at the Spectacle Lake Lodge, just outside of Madawaska.

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