2015/12: Golden - Rogers

 

Stage 2015/12 [A034]

Golden - Blaeberry - Rogers (Trans Canada Highway)
⇨ 35 mi / 57 km
⇧ 602 m (garmin edge 1000)

 

 

 

 

 

Cycling from Golden to Rogers. Trans Canada Highway by bicycle.
 
 
Cycling from Golden to Rogers. Trans Canada Highway by bicycle.
We leave Golden cycling along the banks of the Kicking Horse River. Yesterday, the river was still rushing through a narrow canyon, today it seems rather tame just before the confluence into the Columbia River.
 
Cycling from Golden to Rogers. Trans Canada Highway by bicycle.
Also the Trans-Canada Highway 1 leads through sparsely populated area. Being a cyclist, one is well advised to adapt its stages to the catering possibilities. 
 
Cycling from Golden to Rogers. Trans Canada Highway by bicycle.
North of Rogers, the scenery remains lonely. The road follows the Columbia River and the railway line parallel to the river. If we are overtaken by a train, the overtaking process takes quite a long time. Trains in Canada can reach a length of 4 km.
 
Cycling from Golden to Rogers. Trans Canada Highway by bicycle.
With low gradients, the highway leads us comfortably uphill. 
 
Cycling from Golden to Rogers. Trans Canada Highway by bicycle.
In Rogers, 25 km north of Rogers Pass, we stay overnight.
 
Beer of the day:.
Beer of the day: Dead Frog brewed by the Dead Frog Brewery in Aldergrove, British Columbia. Let's hope that the name o the beer has nothing to do with its ingredients.