2012 Archive: Beauty Creek Control – 532.1 km

Location: Beauty Creek Hostel

90 Hour Open: 17:00 Mon-Jul-23   Close: 09:28 Tue-Jul-24
84 Hour Open: 20:32 Mon-Jul-23   Close: 13:16 Tue-Jul-24

Facilities: Rustic facilities. Limited Sleeping for 16 riders at a time only (bunks & blankets), Meals, outdoor toilet with no running water.
* no shower facilities

Food – Meal:
Scrambled Eggs, Ham or Sausages, Potatoes, Pancakes & Maple Syrup,
Vegetable Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Cookies or Cake, Fresh Fruit
Coffee, Tea, Hot Choclolate, Fruit Juice, Sport Drink Mix, Water

Motel Accommodations: There are no nearby accommodations. The Sunwapta Falls Lodge is between Jasper and Beauty Creek at 500 km, the Glacier View Inn is after Beauty Creek at the top of Sunwapta Pass at 550 km.

* Note – It is 146.8 km to the next control at Lake Louise (678.9 km). There are services and lodging at Icefields Centre (550 km) and at Saskatchewan River Crossing (599 km). Saskatchewan River Crossing is NOT a control however riders may receive personal support here. 

Control Captains: Alex Whitfield & Val White
Volunteers: George & Peg Gravelle, Esther & Mike Warren, Bruce & Robin Warren.